nihonshu Archive

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

    Arabashiri Sake Tasting 2017!

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

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  • A belated Happy New Year to everyone as we get ready for our first sake tasting of 2017! Any guesses on what sake we’ll be featuring? I’ll give you a few hints....

    Dassai Sake Tasting!

    A belated Happy New Year to everyone as we get ready for our first sake tasting of 2017! Any guesses on what sake we’ll be featuring? I’ll give you a few hints....

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  • KURAMOTO U.S. SAKE TASTING Well the end of Summer is upon us. Vacations are over, kids are back in school and another spectacular Joy of Sake event is complete. So...

    Kuramoto US Sake Tasting!

    KURAMOTO U.S. SAKE TASTING Well the end of Summer is upon us. Vacations are over, kids are back in school and another spectacular Joy of Sake event is complete. So...

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  • BIG MOUNTAIN SAKE TASTING Our next sake tasting is going to be all about MOUNTAINS!  Big, grand majestic mountains. Wait you say, are we sampling sake this Saturday or going mountain climbing?...

    Big Grand Mountain Sake Tasting!

    BIG MOUNTAIN SAKE TASTING Our next sake tasting is going to be all about MOUNTAINS!  Big, grand majestic mountains. Wait you say, are we sampling sake this Saturday or going mountain climbing?...

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  • BORN SAKE TASTING Happy New Year! It’s the first sake tasting of 2016, and we’re going BIG with an all Junmai Daiginjo sake tasting of BORN SAKE! It’s the first time we’ll...

    Born Sake Tasting

    BORN SAKE TASTING Happy New Year! It’s the first sake tasting of 2016, and we’re going BIG with an all Junmai Daiginjo sake tasting of BORN SAKE! It’s the first time we’ll...

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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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  • 2014 JOY OF SAKE GOLD AWARD WINNERS SAKE TASTING Well it’s almost that very special time of year again. No, we’re not talking about Christmas or your Mom’s birthday (Sorry Mom). We’re...

    2014 Joy of Sake Gold Award Winners Sake Tasting!

    2014 JOY OF SAKE GOLD AWARD WINNERS SAKE TASTING Well it’s almost that very special time of year again. No, we’re not talking about Christmas or your Mom’s birthday (Sorry Mom). We’re...

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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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  •   TOYONOAKI SAKE TASTING! 2015 JANUARY TO DO LIST 1.  Recycle Christmas tree - CHECK! 2.  Finish eating Christmas cookies - CHECK! 3.  Clean up the Sake Shop - SORTA CHECK! 4.  Start...

    Toyonoaki Sake Tasting!

      TOYONOAKI SAKE TASTING! 2015 JANUARY TO DO LIST 1.  Recycle Christmas tree - CHECK! 2.  Finish eating Christmas cookies - CHECK! 3.  Clean up the Sake Shop - SORTA CHECK! 4.  Start...

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  • WINTER WARM SAKE TASTING! BRRRRRR! It’s really beginning to feel like Winter in Hawaii. Yesterday I actually contemplated wearing long pants and today the temperature got down to a BONE CHILLING 66 DEGREES! What’s...

    Winter Warm Sake Tasting!

    WINTER WARM SAKE TASTING! BRRRRRR! It’s really beginning to feel like Winter in Hawaii. Yesterday I actually contemplated wearing long pants and today the temperature got down to a BONE CHILLING 66 DEGREES! What’s...

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