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Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake

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Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake" is a groundbreaking guide co-authored by Nancy Matsumoto and Michael Tremblay, inviting readers into the rich world of sake, Japan's traditional rice-based alcohol. This book is an essential read for anyone from sake novices to aficionados, offering deep insights into the craft of sake brewing.

Nancy, a friend and a journalist with a celebrated background, alongside Michael, a knowledgeable sake sommelier, embarked on a journey visiting 35 artisanal sake breweries across Japan, the US, and Canada. Their exploration is documented with over 300 color photos, capturing the essence of sake brewing from its historical roots to contemporary practices.

The book delves into the science and history of sake, showcasing how simple ingredients like rice, water, koji, and yeast are transformed into an array of complex flavors. It highlights the dedication behind superior sake production, explores the contentious topic of terroir, and discusses rice varieties' impact on sake's flavor profile.

Moreover, "Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake" sheds light on current trends and introduces readers to top craft sakes that are yet to gain widespread recognition. Nancy and Michael's narratives not only educate but also inspire a deeper appreciation for the art and culture of sake brewing.

This guide transcends being a mere introduction to sake; it's a celebration of its artistry, tradition, and the passionate individuals behind every bottle. For those looking to deepen their understanding of sake or discover new favorites, Nancy and Michael's journey through the world of Japanese craft sake is an invaluable resource.

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