Hoppity Hop Into Year of Rabbit

Hoppity Hop Into Year of Rabbit

Celebrating New Year’s in Japan is a festive and tradition-filled experience. Many Japanese choose to ring in the new year by participating in Hat...

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Sound of Water

Sound of Water

After a few investigative sips, it became apparent that the Sound of Water Ginjo was neutral and well balanced, but this sake has just enough bitte...

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Labels

Labels

As sake continues to rise in popularity, especially in countries like the United States, Hong Kong and France, the need for western-style labels th...

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Blue & Gold

Blue & Gold

Koshino Tamashi is beautifully packaged in a clear bottle, with blue art and kanji that evokes this brews mild and clean taste.  Easy to drink, and...

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I'm Saucy

I'm Saucy

Sake Social is excited to announce that the Owari Soy Sauce from the Sato Brewery in the Aichi prefecture will soon be available for purchase on ou...

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Crow & Dog

Crow & Dog

Numerous tales depict crows intervening in human affairs, along with acting as a trustworthy guide during times of need. Even after growing up in T...

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SIX SAKE SISTERS: pineapple

SIX SAKE SISTERS: pineapple

Presenting the fourth brew in our Six Sake Sisters series, the Waka No Megumi “Pineapple” hails from the famous Wakayama Prefecture, which is also...

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Dry Wave

Dry Wave

A rich and savory beast of a brew, my accomplices were noticeably surprised at how this Ozeki Karatanba drank more soft than heavy and skewed more ...

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Miyazaki

Miyazaki

Overall, this molasses derived shochu is quite the beverage and I would recommend it to both newcomers to the sake space as well as those trying to...

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Golden Sake

Golden Sake

Overall, this Kuromatsu Hakushika “Gold” Tokubetsu Junmai was made for celebration. The exquisite nature of the bottle and its gold flakes gives a ...

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Six Sake Sisters: Yuzu

Six Sake Sisters: Yuzu

Last but not least, we have the Waka No Megumi “Yuzu” the sixth and final installment of our Six Sake Sisters series. Yet another summery sipper, t...

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Six Sake Sisters: Lemon

Six Sake Sisters: Lemon

In conclusion, my tasting party was stunned at the drinkability and amazing lemon blend that this Waka No Megumi “Lemon sipper had to offer. The ye...

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