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Yamamoto (Ice Blue)

Kioke jikomi (Using wooden barrels).

■kioke – The Japan Times https://www.japantimes.co.jp/tag/kioke/

Daily Haiku - #7

Admittedly, not much of a haiku, but I wanted to highlight one of my favorite things to photograph when visiting shrines in Japan. The sakedaru (酒樽) or sake barrels are all beautifully decorated. 204 more words


Read my sake piece at The Takeout

I contributed the piece, “Ease Yourself Into the Singular Joy of Sake” to The Takeout, the food and beverage site owned by the folks behind The Onion, The A.V. 9 more words

The Pros and Cons of Impermanence

“Change is invigorating! If you don’t accept new challenges, you become complacent and lazy. Your life atrophies!” – Calvin

It’s perhaps less of an epiphany at this point, and more of a frequently forgotten revelation, but as my first year in Japan draws to a close I’m reminded of the impermanence of everything. 604 more words



Sake also spelled saké, (also referred to as a Japanese rice wine, is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting rice that has been polished to remove the  608 more words

Nerdgeist in Japan - Saké Vending Machines

If you are the someone who enjoys their alcohol and likes to travel off the beaten track this is an area of Japan that you cannot miss out on. 310 more words

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