Fall'in October October, 2016 Welcome to the 146th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this very seasonal issue take a good look at a category of sakes called Hiyaoroshi or “Fall Draft” brews, get your sake facts straight and check out what a monster year the industry had in... Continue reading article ›
Sake Moments – Fall Flavors “Hiyaoroshi” Style October, 2016 Last year I wrote a pretty cool piece about what Fall sake and food flavors mean to me! It’s worth a peak: Sake Truths – Fall Equals Flavor!   This is truly a sake season!   The number one sake season has to be in the... Continue reading article ›
Sake Facts – Some Current Sake Statistics October, 2016 Facts are actually hard to come by in the sake world. No, I’m not saying that this is an industry of half-truths and white lies, it’s quite the opposite! Facts in terms of how much sake is actually out there! Huh? In all of my... Continue reading article ›
Sake Day 2016 – Recap of a Truly Amazing 11th Anniversary October, 2016 What can I say? In a word Sake Day 2016 – the eleventh anniversary was a HUGE success! And wow does that feel good to type that. Before I list all of the records that we broke this year, I just wanted to say that... Continue reading article ›
True Sake In The News – Bloomberg October, 2016   I knew at some point in time Japan would want to lay “serious claim” to their national beverage. Jim Clark (freelance writer) interviewed me about this subject and style changes in the industry.   It’s getting a lot of play.   Continue reading article ›
New Store Arrivals – Hiyaoroshi Fall Drafts Are Back! October, 2016   Urakasumi Hiyaoroshi Fall Draft, $36/720mlMiyagi Prefecture. SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.5   Gokyo Hiyaoroshi Fall, Draft $32/720mlYamaguchi Prefecture. SMV: +2 Acidity: 1.6   Otokoyama Hiyaoroshi Fall Draft, $32/720mlHokkaido Prefecture. SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.7   Wakatake Hiyaoroshi Fall Draft, $32/720mlShizuoka Prefecture. SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.4  ... Continue reading article ›
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