August SSA Alumni Happy Hour | Aug. 06, 2020

Date | Thursday, Aug 6th, 2020Time | 5:00 pm PT // 8:00pm ETLocation | Zoom – Register now! ROUND THREE! Bring a glass of your favorite sake, shochu, or cocktail and come hang with us! Connect with Sake School of America (SSA) alumni and talk sake with some of our instructors. We’ll chat about latest industry happenings, what we’re drinking, our […]

Kubota Virtual Brewery Tour w/ Toshio Ueno | Jul. 28, 2020

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration TUES 07/28 w/ Toshio Ueno,Kubota Team 5pm PT | 8pm ET(07/29 9am JST) CLICK Here Come join us for a virtual tour of Kubota Sake’s Brewery!Learn more about the brewery history with the Kubota Team and receive a guided tasting of Kubota Junmai Daiginjo and Kubota Hekijyu w/ Toshio Ueno. […]

A Conversation with Toshio Ueno | Aug. 13, 2020

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration THURS 08/13 w/ Toshio Ueno 3pm PT | 6pm ET CLICK Here Hosted by A Life Well Drunk Join Toshio Ueno (founder of Sake School of America), John Sporing (founder of A Life Well Drunk), and Reiko Hirai, (founder of DC Sake Co.), for a conversation about sake styles. Toshio […]

Hakkaisan Amasake Webinar | Jul. 23, 2020

Date Speaker Time Registration WEDS 07/23 Timothy Sullivan 5pm PT | 7pm CT | 8pm ET CLICK Here Historically amasake has been a summer drink to combat fatigue, so this is the perfect time of year to learn about it! You can enjoy Hakkaisan Amasake chilled, warmed and even as a mixer for smoothies, coffee […]

In Celebration of Sake – w/ Sara Guterbock | July 30, 2020

Date | Thursday, July 30th, 2020Time | 5:00 pm PT  | 8:00 pm ET Location Free Zoom Registration  Please join us for a LIVE, virtual seminar presented by Japan America Society North Carolina, Consulate-General of Japan in Georgia and Sake School of America. Sake School of America instructor Sara Guterbock will demystify sake to those new to […]

Shibumi Omakase & Sake Pairing w/ Chef David Schlosser and Beverage Director Chris Gomez | Jul. 08, 2020

Shibumi 渋味 | good taste; astringency; refinement Date Guest Speakers Time Registration WEDS 06/08 w/ David Schlosser and Christopher Gomez 1pm PT | 3pm CT | 4pm ET CLICK Here An exciting new event in collaboration with Japanese kappo-style restaurant and bar: Shibumi. Order your Shibumi Omakase: Join us for a live Zoom event, […]

Shochu Rocks!! 2020 – Cocktail Recipes

Scarlet Martini2 oz   SATSUMA KURADASHI GENSHU1 oz  JAMAICA INFUSED MARTINI BIANCO VERMOUTH2 dashes  ORANGE BITTERS3 drops  HATCH CHILI OIL Preparations: Combine all ingredients except oil in a mixing glass over ice.  stir, pour, serve up in a coupe or Nick and Nora.  Garnish with 3 drops of hatch chili oil. Umami Highball2 oz TOWARI […]

Shochu Rocks!! 2020 – Winners

For each session of our Shochu Rocks event, we will be randomly picking one winner from those who answered all the quiz questions correctly. Drumroll please… Our winner is… MARK GOLDBERG! Our winner is… KARA KANSAKU! Our winner is… TAKA AMANO! Our winner is… BROOKLYN BAIN!

Shochu Rocks!! | June&July

GET READY TO SHOCHU ROCK AND ROLL with FOUR amazing guest speakers. Date Guest Speaker Times Registration THU 06/18 w/ Jaymee Mandeville 1pm PT | 3pm CDT | 4pm ET CLICK Here THU 06/25 w/ Pamela Wiznitzer 1pm PT | 3pm CDT | 4pm ET CLICK Here THU 07/02 w/ Dila Lee 1pm PT | […]

Niigata Sake Seminar w/ Timothy Sullivan | June 16, 2020

Date | Tuesday, June 16th, 2020Time | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST // 8:00pm – 9:00pm EST Location | Zoom – Register for this webinar Please join us for a LIVE, virtual talk and tasting of sake from Niigata, Japan hosted by Timothy Sullivan. Tim will discuss what makes the region so unique and their […]