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<p>There is a delicate balance between sweet lusciousness of ume and sharpness of sake. It is viscous and velvety, but the finish is refreshingly dry.</p>
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Recent Blog Posts
August 11, 2015 |
Taka sake is another contender of Yamaguchi. It is not just about Dassai, you know!
July 19, 2015 |
Sake begins with rice. It is a popular mantra. Usually, this means careful processing of rice during sake brewing. But some brewers, like Izumibashi, grow their own.
June 15, 2015 |
Ever wondered who brings the interesting sake brands like Tamagawa and Shinkame to Australia? The Sakenet. Sake Guide speaks to people behind the company.
May 28, 2015 |
Nøgne Ø sparkling sake has a subtle nose of yogurt and pear, and well-pronounced, but smooth acidity. It is laced with impressions of fresh steamed rice, which creates silky and creamy texture underneath the prickly bubbles.
March 22, 2015 |
At the recent Art of Sake event at the Consulate of Japan in Sydney, I finally got to meet Andre Bishop, Australia’s own Sake Samurai. We caught up to talk all things food and sake.
March 22, 2015 |
This month, Sake Guide went to the “The Art of Sake” event at the official residence of the Consul-General of Japan in Sydney, Mr Masato Takaoka. Most main sake importers where displaying their goodies in the same room – a rare event.
March 15, 2015 |
A sake cocktail workshop at the quirky Darlinghurst bar Hinky Dinks. Sake cocktails. Should we embrace them? Avoid them? One way to find out it to read on!
February 12, 2015 |
A scion of Yoshikubo family, who are the makers of Ippin sake, now resides full time in Sydney. We catch up to talk about the his favourite sake…and beer. And his views on the sake industry.