By John Gauntner
A compact guidebook to Japan's nationwide beverage, The Sake Handbook is the appropriate creation to the background, brewing, and advantages of numerous sake. Gauntner supplies readers the entire info they should turn into sake specialists. Now revised with up to date sake options and pubs, this ebook encompasses a certain rationalization of the sake brewing strategy and profiles of over fifty jap izakaya (sake pubs) in Tokyo. There also are studies of over 100 sake manufacturers, sake labels for simple id and a listing of distinctiveness liquor outlets all through Japan, with addresses and make contact with numbers, the place readers should buy hard-to-find sake manufacturers.
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