Episode 163 Show Notes

Episode 163. Word on the street is that travel to Japan is surging! One of the joys of travel to Japan is returning with a suitcase full of sake! But how best to do it?! This week, John and Timothy discuss the ins and outs of bringing back sake from Japan. What’s allowed and what’s not! Where to buy sake and how to package it. Import duties and duty free shops! If you want the lowdown on our experience bringing sake home from travel to Japan, this episode is for you. Let’s UNPACK these topics and taste some of the sake (not for sale in the U.S.) we brought back ourselves. #SakeRevolution


Skip to: 00:19 Hosts Welcome and Introduction
Welcome to the show from John and Timothy


Skip to: 05:19 Bringing back sake from japan


Skip to: 17:49 Sake Introduction and Tasting: Tanaka 65 Junmai

Tanaka 65 Junmai


Alcohol: 15.0%
Brewery: Shiraito Shuzo
Classification: Junmai
Prefecture: Fukuoka
Rice Type: Yamadanishiki
Seimaibuai: 65%
Sake Name English: Tanaka 65
View on UrbanSake.com: https://www.urbansake.com/product/tanaka-rokujugo-junmai/


Skip to: 23:47 Sake Introduction and Tasting: Gaki Masamune Junmai Ginjo Aiyama

Gaki Masamune Junmai Ginjo Aiyama


Brewery: Oki Daikichi Honten
Alcohol: 15.0%
Classification: Junmai Ginjo
Seimaibuai: 60%
Prefecture: Fukushima
Rice Type: Aiyama
SMV: -5.0
Brand: Gaki Masamune
Yeast: Kyokai 7


Skip to: 32:54 Show Closing

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Episode 163 Transcript