A Beginner’s Guide to Sake
It wasn’t too long ago that I thought of sake as a slightly mysterious drink that I was occasionally offered in sushi restaurants. Then I moved to Takayama, a town famous for (among other things) its amazing sake, and this unfamiliar Japanese liquor became a focal point of my new local culture. The year’s new barrels of sake are unveiled There are sake festivals, numerous breweries, and dozens of different sake brands to taste and buy. . . .