Sake


October 17, 2016

Yoko: Shochu Lover and Umami Mart’s Playmate of the Century

by Kayoko

Shochu is finally getting some big love Stateside, thanks to a well-written piece in Playboy about the Japanese spirit.

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October 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: Legends and Folklore (October 2016)

by yoko

um_sakegumi_logoOctober sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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October 7, 2016

The Umami Reader: Limited Edition Whisky Pocky is Coming Soon!

by Sarah

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– Glico has teamed up with Suntory to bring the world a new limited edition flavor: Whisky Pocky!

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August 26, 2016

The Umami Reader: David Bowie’s 1980 Sake Commercial Is Creepy and Awesome

by Sarah

– Here’s one from the archives: Did you know David Bowie appeared in a Japanese sake commercial in 1980.

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August 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: Happy 1st Birthday Sake Gumi (August 2016)

by yoko

um_sakegumi_logoAugust sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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August 8, 2016

Happy Hour: The Western

by Kayoko

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It is really difficult to create cocktails using sake as a base. Sake tends to be subtle and the nuances are often lost when other spirits are combined into the drink.

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July 21, 2016

Bring The Cold Sake Set on Your Next Date!

by Umami Mart

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The Cold Sake Set has everything you need to chill out and cool your jets with some refreshing sake.

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July 18, 2016

Japanify: Shochu Root Beer Float

by yoko

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I’ve combined all of my loves into one recipe. It’s the Shochu Root Beer Float!

I know that whisky is often used to spike root bear floats so I chose a shochu that has qualities of whisky.

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July 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: Celebrate Individuality (July 2016)

by yoko

um_sakegumi_logoJuly sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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July 6, 2016

Happy Hour: Umeboshi Splash!

by Kayoko

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My best friend Sara wrote a book and it just came out! It’s called Never Ever and it is a young adult fiction novel recreating the story of Peter Pan.

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