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7 January, 2016

Granville Island

Granville Island
Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Vancouver - British Columbia - Canada, Restaurants, Sake, Travel Guide for Vancouver - British Columbia -Canada, Travel Sponsored Stays and Tours on by : becca
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Last month, I posted about the experience of using Nightswapping, a travel website and application, to make my first trip to Vancouver, Canada. This month, I’m blogging about my whirlwind tour of the city and giving you the chance to try Nightswapping with a code for a free night’s stay! Let’s start this series at
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7 October, 2015

Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake
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Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake Akita Seishu, Japan ABV 14.2% It’s been too long since I’ve bought a nice bottle of sake, and what a bottle to choose! I didn’t choose it, actually. Underground Cellars, an online wine club with randomized bottle upgrades, chose it for me by upgrading one of my soju purchases to
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28 September, 2011

Hiko’s Premium Ka No Izumi Junmai Daigingo

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Hiko’s Premium Ka No Izumi Junmai Daigingo Koga Shiga, Japan   This is a fantastic sake. I lost my tasting notes on it right after I tried it, so this is a loose, loose remembrance of the flavors. Normally, I wouldn’t bother writing up a post when that happens, but I wanted to make sure
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28 July, 2010

Momokawa Pearl Sake

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Momokawa Pearl Sake Junmai Ginjo Nigori Genshu Oregon This sake is nigori, so it’s unfiltered, and I’m happy to report that it doesn’t taste like sour milk like the Snow Maiden nigori sake did. Instead, it’s got a delicious creamy flavor of banana, breadfruit, and a bit of kiwi. There’s a strong floral element also,
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24 June, 2010

Trader Joe-san’s Junmai Ginji Premium Sake

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Trader Joe-san’s Junmai Ginji Premium Sake I haven’t developed a sake nose yet, because I can only say that Trader Joe-San’s sake smells like . . . sake. It tastes clean and crisp, and of rice, of course, but it’s also densely creamy, without actually being an unfiltered sake. It’s like drinking toasted marshmallow cream
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