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The Sake Companion (Connoisseur's Guides)

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Written by a leading expert on the subject of the fermented Japanese rice beverage that has exploded in popularity in the United States, this connoisseur's guide provides a fascinating look at the drink's cultural history, plus sections on the venerable craft of making saké, an up-to-date alphabetical directory of more than 100 Japanese and American sakés, ratings, tasting notes, full-color pictures of labels, and a complete listing of breweries. John Gauntner lives in Japan and publishes the newsletter Saké World.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762408047
Subtitle:
A Connoisseur's Guide
Author:
Gauntner, John
Publisher:
Running Press
Location:
Philadelphia
Subject:
General
Subject:
Rice wines
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Beverages - Beer
Subject:
General Cooking
Series:
Connoisseur's Guides
Series Volume:
96.12
Publication Date:
20001220
Binding:
HC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.62x4.94x.93 in. 1.23 lbs.

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Product details 240 pages Running Press Book Publishers - English 9780762408047 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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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