Sake


November 22, 2016

A Visit to Kitaya Brewery in Kyushu

by Kayoko

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As we celebrate Scorpios this month in Sake Gumi, our sake club selections are centered around yamahai and kimoto-style sakes.

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November 8, 2016

Sake Caliente Pop-Up at Azasu NYC

by Kayoko

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The sake scene in New York City is dynamic. When I lived there from 2002-2008, the sake trend was definitely in development, and as a worker-bee in Midtown Manhattan, I was fortunate enough to spend many a late-nights at Sakagura, one of NY’s famed sake bars and other Japanese watering holes in the area.

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October 18, 2016

Eat + Drink Here Now: Nomica

by Patrick
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All photos by Patrick Lu

Nomica is a new restaurant in San Francisco that offers a modern take on Japanese food and drinks.

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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 Sarah

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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 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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