Ian and Yoko just returned from their trip to Japan! While Yoko stayed in Tokyo and went to breweries nearby the city, Ian traveled to the depths of Kyushu aka shochu territory.

Join us in raiding Ian's suitcase of unique and Japan-only shochu expressions from Kagoshima and Miyazaki!

In the lineup are shochus from Yachiyoden Shuzo (Kagoshima), Nishi Shuzo (Kagoshima), Kurokihonten (Miyazaki), and Kokubu Shuzo (Kagoshima).

These will be limited to 15 taste pours of each bottle only, so be sure not to miss out! We will feature other offerings by these distilleries in addition to the tasting. 

WHAT: Suitcase Kakuuchi Ian
Get to know a bit of the flavors and shochu trends in Japan with 5 different imo shochus from Miyazaki and Kagoshima, all brought back by Ian in his suitcase! 

WHEN: Friday, October 21, 5-8pm
Shochu tastings are limited by supply so come early!

WHERE: Umami Mart Bar
4027 Broadway, Oakland CA 94611

Open to the public! Pay as you go for glasses and flights.
RSVP at shochu@umamimart.com