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Takara Sake USA Inc
Takara Sake USA Inc

Takara Sake USA Inc

8.54 reviews
Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Sake Bar
Ranked #32 in Berkeley things to do
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719 Allston Way, Berkeley, California
(510) 540-8250
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Local from Fremont, California, USA

Awesome Sake tasting experience. Check out the museum, watch a short movie about Sake making.

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Milpitas, California, USA

Tired of wine? Sake tasting is a fun alternative. The tasting here is almost all $5, and you have the choice to try their specials as well. You can also check out he museum and watch a informative video on the process of making sake.

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SF Bay Area, Western US

This is where they actually make Sake in the USA! In Berkeley? Yup!

Takara makes the popular and inexpensive brands of sake under the Sho Chiku Bai label, often found in most Japanese restaurants and grocery stores. It is sort of like the Budweiser of Japanese Sake.

The great thing about this place is that it has an upstairs tasting room and musem. Here you can see the histoty of Sake making, the methods used, and taste a variety of Takara's sake too!

This is noth educational, interesting, and very enjoyable! In fact, the more you taste, the more fun this place becomes! Go figure!

The staff here are polite and knowledgeable. So before you go to your next sushi restaurant and order Sake, come here and learn a little bit, to enrich your enjoyment!

Kanpai!

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Greater New York City, New York State, USA
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So this is sort of like a museum if you count having two museums with one of them being a tasting room a museum. I actually learned a lot though. I never knew that sake went through double fermentation etc. You also get to try different kinds of sake!

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