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Blind Box, CNY, Event, Golden Koi, Imayotsukasa -

DETAILS We are excited to announce that we would be running "Find the Golden Koi" CNY Special Event! Do you think you're "huat" enough to win the Imayotsuka Golden Koi? What's so special about the Imayotsukasa Gold Koi Nishikigoi?1) It's super exclusive, only 84 bottles produced this year, worldwide.2) We only managed to get our hands on 6 bottles, one of which we are using for this event. 3) The pottery bottle is dunked in pure gold.4) the box which holds the bottle is made of handcrafted Paulownia wood. 5) The characteristics of the sake are kept secret, reserved for those priveleged to...

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CNY, limited edition, lion city meadery, mead, Seasonal -

Following the success of the highly sought after chrysanthemum mead from Lion City Meadery comes another seasonal release.  The second seasonal mead in their "Liang-teh" or "asian herbal tea" series is homage to the Longan Red-date Tea. The original tea was traditionally consumed by pregnant women as a prenatal tonic. Consumption of the tea was believed to impart notable benefits such as increased blood circulation, fortified immune system and general well-being. In modern times, just about anyone has access to this tea and it's readily available as a yummy packaged ready to consume beverage. In an attempt to preserve as much...

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Chinese New Year, CNY, Onnomi, sake and food pairing -

For the 20th theartofsake Sake On-nomi, we are all psyched up for the Lunar New Year! Surprisingly, sake can go really well with our classic new year goodies, bringing out the best in both and taking the flavours you know to new heights.  This would be the best chance to sample sakes for your upcoming CNY celebrations! After all, it would (literally) leave a bad taste in your mouth if the sake doesn't pair well with that Hae Bee Hiam Roll you're munching on. The session will be led by Adrian Goh, who will share with you the technicalities in sake and reasons behind...

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The Gozenshu Tokuto Omachi 2.2 wows everyone with it's immerse dedication and beautiful woodwork. Let's hear what Tsuji Honten has to say about their creation.  Excerpt from "The Story of Tokuto Omachi 2.2" by Tsuji Honten: Let's aim to the top of Omachi Last year, we launched the "Tokujo Omachi Project" to promote both Omachi rice, a premium sake rice grown primarily in Okayama Prefecture, and local Okayama craft. For more than 200 years, Gozenshu has pursued our sake brewing values, "Brewing rooted in local ingredients, climate, and skill" to reach new levels. We are finally releasing a sake that captures...

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For the 19th theartofsake Sake On-nomi, we are travelling back in time to taste and learn about an ancient sake style, Bodaimoto!Tsuji Honten who make gozenshu Saké was founded in Okayama in the scenic mountain town of Katsuyama in 1804. It is currently helmed by the Tsuji brother sister team. Maiko Tsuji, the first woman in Okayama Prefecture, has been brewing sake since 2007, taking over after Mr. Takumi Harada, who was an expert in our store for more than 40 years.They have a very young brewing team, all under 40 years old. They are committed to using the oldest sakamai, omachi...

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