Meet Japanese Breweries at Soul of Sake

Soul of Sake – Lounge and Learn April 10, 17, and 24 at 9:00 p.m. Via Zoom Admission: $20 Sake Discoveries presents its first virtual Soul of Sake: Lounge and Learn experience! Miss Sake USA Jessica Joly will be the host of this deep dive into the roots of Japanese sake alongside some old school American soul. The next three Fridays take the place Joly’s … Continue reading Meet Japanese Breweries at Soul of Sake

Sunday Sake Social!

Sunday Sake Social! Sunday, April 5 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/252296320 Admission: Free The American Sake Association has held a Virtual Kanpai! the last two Sundays for our members and new friends. Even though we are staying at home, we don’t have to drink alone! Grab your favorite sake, or your only sake, or whatever you have at home that makes you happy, and join us … Continue reading Sunday Sake Social!

Where to Buy Sake, Shochu, and Japanese Whisky During Lockdown

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that liquor stores fell into the “essential business” category, the sound you heard was the collective sigh of New Yorkers who were relieved that they wouldn’t face the lockdown without any liquid courage. If you’re looking to replenish your stock for your next virtual kanpai at a Zoom Happy Hour, here is a list of notable liquor stores that have … Continue reading Where to Buy Sake, Shochu, and Japanese Whisky During Lockdown

How to Support Your Favorite Japanese Restaurant During the COVID-19 Crisis

We are living in uncertain times with COVID-19 reaching pandemic proportions. I hope that you are all staying healthy and safe during this crisis. As the coronavirus started to spread in our area, New Yorkers began to see cancellations of events and closures of bars and restaurants at an alarming rate. In accordance with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s mandate, we should all stay at … Continue reading How to Support Your Favorite Japanese Restaurant During the COVID-19 Crisis

All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society

Japan’s Alcohol Traditions: Sake, Shochu, Whisky & More Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students The scope of alcoholic beverages in Japan encompasses traditional drinks like sake as well as Japanese interpretations of historically Western beverages. Japanese whisky, whose early fans included such luminaries as Jean-Paul Sartre and … Continue reading All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society