Sake Glossary

Any Sake terms you need to know? use this glossary to learn them all. A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z Acidity: General scale of acidic content in sake. Alcohol Percentage: Percentage of Alcohol content in a…
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EN-credible!

I got taken out for my birthday last night by Scott and we went to EN, a wonderful Japanese restaurant down on Hudson at Leroy street. The evening started off right with my friend Scott B. arranging to have a bottle of Yukiwatari Nigori sent…
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Man's Mountain. HOOWA!

Ok, I have to admit, the english name of Otokoyama's Tokubetsu junmai reeled me in. MAN's MOUNTAIN! I just had to give it a try. This could be the very same Otokoyama I had at Menchanko-tei. So, having scaled the heights of man's mountain…
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Ice Ice Baby!

I tried an interesting "Igloo" sake that I had heard about called Taisetsu from Takasago Brewery on Hokkaido Island. you can learn more about this brewery here. It's a Junmai Ginjo with an ALC content of 16%, Nihonshu-Do of +3 and made with…
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International Habitual Drink

I am coming to love japanese websites translated into english! I am starting a japanese class in march, so I'm sure it won't be so funny when I need to translate Japanese into english myself. Be that as it may, when I was researching this…

Sake FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can review a list of the questions I get asked most frequently. If you don't find your questions addressed here, please feel free to contact me. 1) Should sake be served hot or chilled? Sake can be served both gently warmed or…

Sake Classifications

This is another video in the "Sake 101" series which explains the 6 major classifications of sake. These different categories can effect both price and taste of your sake, so it’s worth learning about. I hope you find this useful and…
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Sake Bar Satsko

Another fun Sake meetup! this time at Sake Bar Satsko for a Sake Bar Brunch. Satsko herself was very warm and friendly and I think everyone felt very welcomed. The food was really good - you could get your entree made with either Japanese…