THE WAY OF THE COCKTAIL
What's up with the Japanese art of cocktails? This short documentary explains it all.
This Brazilian Brewer Is Making Beer Out of $20,000 Bonsai Trees
DASSAI SAKE POP-UP
Renowned Dassai Sake has a pop-up bar in Singapore for just six months. Here are reasons we think it's really important to convince them to stay for much longer.
It's not every day you get to meet a Sake Samurai x Sake Sommelier, a double threat (or treat, rather). We spoke to Mariko Kiyonaga on World Sake Day (Oct 1) about her mission to spread the joy of sake appreciation to the world.
Kakure is a small sake bar with a big sake selection. And the best past, a sake sommelier (yes, it's a thing) as well. Makoto Iwabuchi is around to help you make the best choice, and as he proved, he's badass at pairing with food too.
DRY AND DRY AGAIN
Asahi Super Dry collaborates with three restaurants – Katanashi An, Boruto and E.Pachi – to create pairing menus featuring innovative and delectable dishes.
We promise we will only use this header once. Yes, it's a story about sake, one of the best, in fact – Tengumai. We spoke to sake master Kazunari Shata.
ON THE HUNT: KARUIZAWA WHISKY
Founded in 1955 but now facing extinction (okay, depletion), Karuizawa Whiskies are hard to find as the stock is limited and soon it will go the way of the bald eagle and good manners. A story of a man trying to find those last few bottles.
SAY HELL-O, WAVE GOODBYE
Hello Kitty Beer: Zen and the Art of Crass Marketing.
In which our writer spends a hazy afternoon musing about life, the universe and winning the lottery after experiencing Suntory’s “No Age Statement” Distiller’s Reserve.