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  • May 15, 2013 Beau Timken

    Sake Story - Sake Serendipity

    No you are not crazy! (well just a little) Yes! There have been some themes in this newsletter. I was in London. I was sick. I tasted sake. I tasted poor sake at a restaurant. I tasted sake professionally. I...

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  • October 15, 2009 Beau Timken

    Sake Story - The "Overflow" Pour In A Masu

    Whoooooaaaa! You see it happening - right there before your eyes - your brain immediately processes the info at hand - the waiter has gone mad - but - but - should you say something - should you do something...

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  • August 15, 2009 admin

    Sake Story - Urakasumi Honjozo

    All because of a coupon! There is a sake on the shelves at True Sake, that made a long journey from a great little izakaya in Tokyo to SF. How? Well let's just say it's a whale of a story!...

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  • May 15, 2009 admin

    Sake Story - Top Ten Mom's Day Sakes

    Yup - you better not forget her. Yes her! The one who brought us into this story called our lives - talk about a "ground zero." Is there any more ground zero for each of us than our dear mothers?...

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  • October 15, 2008 admin

    Sake Story - Sake As A Food Source

    When was the last time that you ate booze? A good solid square meal of alcohol? A big heaping portion of giggle juice? And no your watermelon with a hole filled with vodka does not count. Neither does that jello...

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  • September 15, 2008 admin

    Sake Story - The Value of Sake

    It's the economy stoopid! Yes, times are pretty tight and tough at the moment, and I thought that it would be wise to write a little about the state of the sake economy. Specifically how it hits you in your...

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  • August 15, 2008 admin

    Sake Story - 5 Years Ago!

    It was August 7th 2003 at 2:30PM when I opened the door of my "sake shop" to the public. The store was not even finished! Instead of my fancy surfboard like table I had two wooden horses with a massive...

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