10 Best Appetizers with Sake

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Just as there are many kinds of sake on the market, there are also many kinds of Japanese otsumami (sake appetizers) to pair with them. Here, we pick our top 10 best appetizers for sake. Some of them might seem/taste … Continued

Food Pairing : KATANA Extra Dry Junmai Ginjo

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A full-bodied drink with SMV+7, this super-dry sake has a strong presence and thick flavor with almost no perceptible smell or sweetness. Its excellent flavor, dryness and acidity pair well with bold, sweet, or oily foods. (ex.) Tempura, Sushi, rich-flavor … Continued

KIGEN “THE SAMURAI” SAKE CUP

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Hello Sake lovers! We are pleased to announce the launch of our new product KIGEN SAKE CUP.   “Infusing Japanese Tradition into a Modern Era” KIGEN translates to an origin, a beginning, an era, and refers to Japan’s deep sense … Continued

IWC Champion sake, Okunomatsu Ginjo

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It’s our honor to announce that Okunomatsu Ginjo has been selected as a champion sake (from 1639 sake brands) for International Wine Challenge 2018.  

Sake sampling at Whole Foods Market Arroyo.

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TGIF! We will be sampling our sake at Whole Foods Market this afternoon. Jan 19th 2018 starts 3:30pm. Whole Foods Market Arroyo location. 465 South Arroyo Parkway Pasadena, CA 91105   Stop by sake section and try…Kurosawa Junmai Kimoto, Katana Junmai Ginjo, … Continued

Food Pairing: KUROSAWA Premium Daiginjo

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Originally crafted to commemorate the brewery’s 10th Anniversary, Kurosawa Daiginjo Premium Reserve is smooth and delicate with aromas of fresh warm rice pudding, creamy cashew nougat, and coconut-raisin cake and a silky fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body with a vanilla taffy, spiced … Continued

Food Pairing: KUROSAWA Nigori (Unfiltered)

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“Cloudy” sake with a creamy umami body.  Fruity flavors & aromas of coconut, mango and pineapple with a hint of cereal.  An excellent pairing with: Hawaiian BBQ; Spicy Foods such as Mexican Mole, Thai Spicy “Drunken” Noodles and Indian Curry; … Continued

Food Pairing: KUROSAWA Junmai Kimoto

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A well-rounded sake with aromas of dried pear, spicy custard and dusty radish.  Rich in mineral flavors with a soft, creamy dry-yet-fruity medium body and a resonant, lightly peppery jicama accented finish.  Pairs perfectly with: Boiled Pork; Smoked Salmon; Cheese-based … Continued