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Comparing Dassai 23, 39 and 45

June 25, 2020

Comparing Dassai 23, 39 and 45

By Bryan West

For many sake enthusiasts outside of Japan, myself included, drinking Dassai was a revelatory “Wow!” moment.

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Top 5 best sake for beginners

January 14, 2020

Top 5 best sake for beginners

By Louie Anne Batac-Nguyen

It’s been an amazing year for Japanese sake and 2020 has much more in store! With sake, “beauty is in the eye of the drinker” and with so much variety and versatility, we thought we’d share some of our staff’s unique picks for drinkers who want to explore a little more in major categories: junmai, ginjo, daiginjo and flavored.

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Best hot sake

October 22, 2019

Best hot sake

By Louie Anne Batac-Nguyen

For many people, their first encounter with Japanese sake was through a sake bomb, a spin-off from the popular Irish car bomb but with the added attraction of chopsticks.

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Sake Recommendations for Wine Drinkers

March 11, 2019

Sake Recommendations for Wine Drinkers

By Saki Kimura

Sake is attracting the attention of sommeliers and wine lovers! Read Saki's tips on selecting sake based on your general wine preferences and tastes.

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Top 5 Gifts for Sake Lovers

December 11, 2018

Top 5 Gifts for Sake Lovers

By Louie Anne Batac-Nguyen

The art of sake deserves to be celebrated! Here are the Top 5 gift recommendations for your sake-loving friend or co-worker. Use the right sake vessels to enjoy hot or chilled sake. Serve it on a beautiful wooden tray, reminiscent of Japan, or in a modern ice bucket.

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