Super Bowl Sake

In anticipation of American sports’ most heavily watched event coming up this Sunday, we all know that there are some who are preoccupied with the game itself, others with the betting line, still others with menu planning, but all have one larger question looming in their minds… WHAT TO DRINK!

Yes, the easy answer would be “beer.”  Answer number two might be “wine.” Well, at least the easy answer is on the right track because a brew is what we had in mind too.  But this brew drinks like answer number two!  What is the mystery beverage that we’re suggesting?  You knew what it was when you saw who sent you this message…

So without further adieu, here are our sake recommendations to make Super Bowl XLIII a little more (or less, depending upon how much you consume) memorable…

 Tama no Hikari Junmai Daiginjo (Kyoto) and Umenishiki Sake Hitosuji Junmai Ginjo (Ehime) - Show your support for the Steelers by drinking sake whose label brandishes the team’s black and gold colors

Jokigen Junmai Ginjo (Yamagata) - Cardinals fans can have their own red and white label to answer with.

Kamoizumi “Shusen” Tokubetsu Junmai (Hiroshima) - A “big-boned” sake in the image of Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Rothlisberger

Ken Daiginjo (Fukushima) - As in the first name of Arizona’s coach Whisenhunt

Narutotai Ginjo Nama Genshu (Tokushima) - Because it is without a doubt, THE best sake to have with chili and/or nachos!

Of course you don’t need a direct connection to choose the brew that suits you. So please stop by and visit us at SAKAYA. We’ll be happy to offer some more sake suggestions if you’re not a partisan of either team or aren’t having chili.


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