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: https://www.exploretock.com/shibumi/ 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!

Sake Splash: Kyoto Beer Series

Beer beginners, have no fear! Welcome back to Sake Splash with Eda! Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. You might be asking yourself, “why are we talking about beer on Sake Splash?” Well, sake doesn’t just represent the sake we all know and love (brewed from rice). The sake we know in the […]

Sake Splash: Tanizakura Shiboritate

Easy-peasy sake squeezy. Welcome back to Sake Splash with Eda! We are revisiting the wonderful Tanizakura Shuzo (谷桜酒造) this week but with a different sake in our glass! Say hello to Tanizakura Shiboritate. This sake is freshly squeezed in the southern foothills of Mt. Yatsugatake in the Yamanashi Prefecture of Japan. Tanizakura is translated as […]

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 […]

Round Two: SSA Alumni Happy Hour | Jul. 02, 2020

Date | Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2020Time | 5:00 pm PT // 8:00pm ETLocation | Zoom – Register now! ROUND TWO! Break out your favorite sake, shochu, or cocktails and kick back with us! Come connect with Sake School of America (SSA) alumni and talk sake with some of our instructors. We’ll shoot the breeze, get real geeky, and most important of […]