Alchemy Bottle Shop


September 7, 2015

Event Recap: Hakkaisan Brewery Sake Tasting @ Alchemy Bottle Shop

by yoko

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Umami Mart has two connections to Hakkaisan. It was the first sake brewery that Kayoko and I visited in Japan back in 2011 when we went with a group of chefs and artists from the Bay Area as part of a collective called Open Harvest.

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July 23, 2015

Upcoming Event: Hakkaisan Brewery Sake Tasting @ Alchemy Bottle Shop

by Kayoko

It’s been a crazy sake week here at Umami Mart — first we launched the Sake Gumi, and now, we’re happy to announce a special tasting event with renowned Hakkaisan Brewery!

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September 25, 2014

Event Recap: Shochu 101, From Kagoshima to California

by yoko

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Alchemy Bottle Shop opened this year in March on Grand Avenue in Oakland. Owners Tova and Peter’s selection is second-to-none, featuring everything from single malts (including a great selection from Japan) to hard-to-find amaros.

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