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Introduction to Japanese Sake (Nihonshu) and Sake Shops in Fukuoka

When it comes to alcoholic beverages, most people associate Kyushu with shochu, a type of liquor widely produced in the region (especially in southern Kyushu). However, in Fukuoka Prefecture (and neighboring Saga Prefecture), nihonshu has considerable popularity. Nihonshu (lit. “sake of … Continue reading

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Yakuin Saka-Bar Pica Pica

Yakuin is a trendy, quiet neighborhood with an abundance of unique shops, restaurants and bars, and its popularity has been gradually rising. Pica Pica is one of my favorite bars not only in Yakuin, but in Fukuoka City as a … Continue reading

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Sake Dining Sagakura

In June 2010, a remarkable bar called Sake Dining Sagakura opened in the Tenijn/Nakasu area. Although shochu, local beer, and other drinks are available, Sagakura’s main focus is on nihonshu (Japanese rice liquor, often known simply as”sake” in other countries). … Continue reading

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