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Jojima Sake Festival 2013

If you like Japanese sake (nihonshu), then you know that one of the most exciting times of the year has nearly arrived–kurabiraki season!¬†Kurabiraki is when sake breweries open their doors to visitors and offer free or low-priced tastings of most … Continue reading

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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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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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