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GEKKEIKAN: Gensen-Sozai Junmai & Kome To Mizu Junmai

 

 

 

GENSEN-SOZAI JUNMAI 

  • 14% alcohol content
  • Full bodied 
  • Dry

 

 

 

 

As the classification ‘Junmai’ suggests, this crystal clear Sake is heavily influenced by the rice used and has a denser and full-bodied flavour than most premium Sakes. 359 more words

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GEKKEIKAN WEEK: Drinking Delicious Health and Life

Gekkeikan’s founder, Jiemon Okura established his sake brewery in 1637. Located in  a traditional brewing district of Kyoto, the Fushimi area is known for its good ground water and river connections to Kyoto and Osaka.  419 more words

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My Night Out In Tokyo

While vacationing in Tokyo, my wife approached my son Ken and said, “Why don’t you show Papa the Tokyo nightlife?”  Since my son knows Shibuya well we decided to meet there by the Hachiko statue.   581 more words

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A Quick Maple Miso Salmon

I’ve been trying to think of some quick protein options for my lunches. As of late I’ve been bringing in quinoa, bean salads, tofu, and especially yogurt: not to say that my lunches have been boring, but something about… 511 more words

Improvisations

Event - An Exclusive Evening of Japanese Culture and Sake from Fukui 17/09/14

UK debut of Hakugakusen Award-winning sakes

We are delighted to announce the first UK visit of the Yasumoto family, including Master Brewer Takeshi Yasumoto, from Hakugakusen Brewery, who will present an exclusive selection of their Premium sakes, aided by SSI-certified  Sake Sommelier Ms Hitomi Kimura. 170 more words

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Event - an introduction to sake @ the Japan Foundation 24/09/14

Not sure about sake? Want to discover the basics? Want to try a few and get your bearings?

If so then please join me for an introduction to sake at the Japan Foundation, London on 24 September 2014 from 6.30pm. 23 more words

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Staycationing

Thanks to many home repairs, DIY projects and Uncle Sam (rude), our summer vacation had to evolve into a staycation this year.  While at first we were bummed not to explore our originally planned destination of Denver, we quickly realized that a week in WNC would be equally as satisfying.  634 more words

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