hokkaido Archive

  • SPRING SEASONAL SAKE TASTING SPRING has finally arrived at The Sake Shop! How do we know it’s Spring you ask? Is it because of the beautiful weather we’ve been having or...

    Spring Seasonal Sake Tasting!

    SPRING SEASONAL SAKE TASTING SPRING has finally arrived at The Sake Shop! How do we know it’s Spring you ask? Is it because of the beautiful weather we’ve been having or...

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  • MOUNTAIN MAN SAKE TASTING No, Mountain Men do not make sake. (At least none that I know of.) In this case “Mountain Man” refers to Otokoyama Sake, which literally translates to...

    Mountain Man Sake Tasting!

    MOUNTAIN MAN SAKE TASTING No, Mountain Men do not make sake. (At least none that I know of.) In this case “Mountain Man” refers to Otokoyama Sake, which literally translates to...

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  • AUTUMN SEASONAL SAKE TASTING 2013 Ah, the smell of Autumn is in the air! The leaves have begun to change color, and the air has turned crisp and cool. Okay, okay,...

    A Taste of Autumn – Seasonal Sake Tasting 2013

    AUTUMN SEASONAL SAKE TASTING 2013 Ah, the smell of Autumn is in the air! The leaves have begun to change color, and the air has turned crisp and cool. Okay, okay,...

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  • DEMON SLAYER SAKE TASTING YES, we’re having a sake tasting this Saturday!  YES, we’ll be tasting a sake called “Demon Slayer”.  NO, you cannot bring your samurai sword to the tasting!...

    Demon Slayer Sake Tasting!

    DEMON SLAYER SAKE TASTING YES, we’re having a sake tasting this Saturday!  YES, we’ll be tasting a sake called “Demon Slayer”.  NO, you cannot bring your samurai sword to the tasting!...

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  • SUMMER “NAMA” SAKE TASTING Can’t remember the last time we did this but we’re having back to back weekend sake tastings at the shop.  This past Saturday we had Yoshi...

    Summer “Nama” Sake Tasting

    SUMMER “NAMA” SAKE TASTING Can’t remember the last time we did this but we’re having back to back weekend sake tastings at the shop.  This past Saturday we had Yoshi...

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  • OTOKOYAMA SAKE TASTING! For many people in Hawaii, Otokoyama was their first taste of premium sake.  Otokoyama Tokubetsu Junmai is a staple at most Japanese restaurants and is known for...

    Are You A Mountain Man? (or Woman)

    OTOKOYAMA SAKE TASTING! For many people in Hawaii, Otokoyama was their first taste of premium sake.  Otokoyama Tokubetsu Junmai is a staple at most Japanese restaurants and is known for...

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