Celebrating World Sake Day in NYC

October marks the beginning of the sake brewing season in Japan. The month is perfectly situated for brewing, as it is just after the September rice harvest and leads into winter, which is the ideal time for fermentation. October 1st is celebrated as Nihonshu no Hi, or World Sake Day. It was officially designated as such by the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association in … Continue reading Celebrating World Sake Day in NYC
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Celebrate World Sake Day with a Blind Tasting at Brooklyn Kura 🗓 🗺

World Sake Day Blind Tasting Tuesday, October 1 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Kura – 68 34th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20 October 1 is World Sake Day, the symbolic start of Japan’s sake brewing season. Just after the rice harvest and leading into winter, which is the best time for fermentation, it’s the perfect day celebrate. The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association declared … Continue reading Celebrate World Sake Day with a Blind Tasting at Brooklyn Kura 🗓 🗺
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Experience Fukushima Sake in NYC

For the seventh consecutive year, sake from Fukushima Prefecture won the most Gold Prizes at the Japan Sake Awards. Twenty-two Fukushima sake received the honor, marking the first time a prefecture was named “No. 1 Sake in Japan” seven years in a row. The prestigious sake competition dates back to 1911. The National Research Institute of Brewing and the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association … Continue reading Experience Fukushima Sake in NYC
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Brooklyn Kura’s Sake 101: Sake Basics for Everyone 🗓 🗺

Brooklyn Kura’s Sake 101: Sake Basics for Everyone Thursday, August 8 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Kura Tap Room – 68 34th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $30 Brooklyn Kura, New York City’s first and only craft sake brewery, presents Sake 101, a class to teach the basics of sake. The event is part of their monthly sake education series at their taproom in Industry … Continue reading Brooklyn Kura’s Sake 101: Sake Basics for Everyone 🗓 🗺
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Fury’s x Brooklyn Kura Pop-Up Dinner and After Party 🗓 🗺

Fury’s x Brooklyn Kura Pop-Up Dinner and After Party Wednesday, July 31 – Dinner at 5:30 p.m.; After Party at 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Kura Tap Room – 68 34th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $95 for Dinner/$40 for After Party Acclaimed chefs Yael Peet and Elena Yamamoto—previously of Fort Greene’s beloved eatery, Karasu—are teaming up with NYC’s first and only craft sake brewery, Brooklyn Kura, to host … Continue reading Fury’s x Brooklyn Kura Pop-Up Dinner and After Party 🗓 🗺