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Pear Sake Martini

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Sake cocktails are delightful! This one uses fresh pear juice and dry vermouth for a late-winter twist on the Martini.

Sake has a lower alcohol than spirits, so we mixed up a huge batch without fear of overdoing it. It was a blast, so I highly recommend you get going on this tonight!

I have a juicer, so I juice some Bosc pears for this. However, you can also blend them and then strain through … Read more

2009 Big Trends in Cocktail Service

The first session I attended during last week’s Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans was a panel titled “2009 Big Trends in Cocktail & Spirit Service.”

The panel consisted of Jim Meehan, Michael Waterhouse, Devlin Tavern, and Simon Difford (Source Guide) and was moderated by Ryan Magarian (Aviation Gin).

The program covered the 4 Ps of Cocktail Service Success, not unlike the 4 Ps of marketing: product, precise execution, promotion, passion.

It was here … Read more

Yaegaki Nigori Sake Review

Sake is a light, refreshing, low-calorie drink that is good as more than just a chaser for your spicy tuna roll.

Yaegaki Nigori sake is affordable ($12 a bottle) and accessible (you don’t have to know a lot about sake to enjoy it).

It is a sweet sake, served cold. The sweet lychee fruit nose is appealing, as is the cloudy appearance and very light carbonation.

The flavor is not sticky sweet. It’s more like … Read more

Give the Gift of Sake

Think it’s hard to find a quality, original gift for under $20? Go all out without spending a fortune! This simple sake set paired with a bottle of Momokawa Ruby Tokubetsu Junmai sake is sure to please. And I can guarantee it won’t be a duplicate gift. While being highly rated and well-made, the medium-bodied and slightly sweet sake appeals to sake drinkers of all experience levels.

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