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  • KIKUSUI SAKE TASTING “Oooooh, look at the pretty blue bottle!” This is a phrase we hear often at the shop. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the “pretty blue bottle”, it...

    Kikusui Sake Tasting

    KIKUSUI SAKE TASTING “Oooooh, look at the pretty blue bottle!” This is a phrase we hear often at the shop. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the “pretty blue bottle”, it...

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  • ARABASHIRI SAKE TASTING Wow, how time flies!  March snuck up on us when we weren’t looking, and suddenly we’re smack dab in the middle of Spring.  Which is not such...

    Arabashiri Sake Tasting!

    ARABASHIRI SAKE TASTING Wow, how time flies!  March snuck up on us when we weren’t looking, and suddenly we’re smack dab in the middle of Spring.  Which is not such...

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  • Guess who’s back in town this Saturday?  I’ll give you a hint, they once held the record for the smallest milled rice, they were the first brewery to have their...

    Dassai Sake Tasting!

    Guess who’s back in town this Saturday?  I’ll give you a hint, they once held the record for the smallest milled rice, they were the first brewery to have their...

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  • So all of the kids are finally back to school and football season has officially begun … sounds like the perfect time for an End of Summer Sake Tasting! Nadine’s...

    End of Summer Sake Tasting!

    So all of the kids are finally back to school and football season has officially begun … sounds like the perfect time for an End of Summer Sake Tasting! Nadine’s...

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  •   I’ve been waiting a long time for this tasting … over TWO YEARS to be exact.  Cue the choir singing and shine the bright lights on my face … next Friday...

    Dassai Sake Tasting

      I’ve been waiting a long time for this tasting … over TWO YEARS to be exact.  Cue the choir singing and shine the bright lights on my face … next Friday...

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  • We are hosting a very special sake tasting this Saturday to promote sake brewery tours given by our two friends Etsuko Nakamura and John Gauntner both of “Sake Brewery Tours”. Together they...

    Sake Brewery Tours Sake Tasting

    We are hosting a very special sake tasting this Saturday to promote sake brewery tours given by our two friends Etsuko Nakamura and John Gauntner both of “Sake Brewery Tours”. Together they...

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  • OHYAMA “BIG MOUNTAIN” SAKE TASTING OK, most important thing first.  Due to a misunderstanding with our importer, the Ohyama sake tasting that we’ve been telling everyone is scheduled for this Friday...

    Ohyama “Big Mountain” Sake Tasting

    OHYAMA “BIG MOUNTAIN” SAKE TASTING OK, most important thing first.  Due to a misunderstanding with our importer, the Ohyama sake tasting that we’ve been telling everyone is scheduled for this Friday...

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  • TOHOKU SAKE TASTING! On March 11, 2011, a massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the North Eastern coast of Japan.  This earthquake caused catastrophic tsunami waves as high as 124...

    Tohoku Sake Tasting

    TOHOKU SAKE TASTING! On March 11, 2011, a massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the North Eastern coast of Japan.  This earthquake caused catastrophic tsunami waves as high as 124...

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  • It’s officially SPRING at The Sake Shop! (Although it’s been hard to tell with all the VOG recently.)  So what’s the best way to welcome Spring to Hawaii?  Why to hold...

    Spring Namazake Tasting

    It’s officially SPRING at The Sake Shop! (Although it’s been hard to tell with all the VOG recently.)  So what’s the best way to welcome Spring to Hawaii?  Why to hold...

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  • MIZBASHO SAKE TASTING! Mizbasho is a very popular sake here at the shop. The Nagai brothers put out a really good product that is both consistent and tasty!  Last year...

    Mizbasho Sake Tasting

    MIZBASHO SAKE TASTING! Mizbasho is a very popular sake here at the shop. The Nagai brothers put out a really good product that is both consistent and tasty!  Last year...

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