The Sake Companion

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Running Press, 2000 - Cooking - 240 pages
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This is simply the best and most comprehensive guide to sake, written by a leading expert on the subject of the fermented Japanese rice beverage that has exploded in popularity in the United States. This exciting addition to our Companion series is a detailed guide that provides a fascinating look at the drink's cultural history, plus sections on the venerable craft of making sake, as well as an up-to-date, A-to-Z directory of more than 100 Japanese and American sake, with ratings, tasting notes, and full-color labels, and a complete listing of breweries.
  

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History & traditions of Sake. Shows labels, province of origin, analysis of both Japanese & American sakes. Even if we never see some of these labels, it's nice art. Read full review

Contents

Map of Japanese Prefectures
9
PART II
54
PART III
194
Resources
226
Glossary
232
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About the author (2000)

Known as "The Saké Guy," John Gauntner is a leading authority on Japanese saké. He writes a semi-monthly column on saké for The Japan Times, as well as a free newsletter, and an informative English-language saké webpage, www.saké-world.com. He is the author of The Saké Handbook and co-author of Saké: Pure and Simple.

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