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Mixology: The Science of Sake

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Who: Adults, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: May 1, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? $50 per ticket ($45 for members)

The Maryland Science Center’s science of adult beverages series focuses on mixology in May with a presentation in The Science of Sake, led by Tiffany Dawn Soto, Master Sake Sommelier.

The Science of Sake is an interactive tasting of four sakes that explores the various flavor profiles available in sake while illustrating the diversity within the genre. With every sip, attendees will learn about the libation’s rich cultural history, the science behind the brewing process, the meanings behind different grade designations, and how production regions affect taste.  By the end of the evening, attendees will be able to navigate any sake list with ease while demonstrating an understanding of the cultural norms associated with drinking this mysterious beverage.

The Science of Sake is designed to be a fun, informative and social evening that is appealing to both experienced and novice sake drinkers alike.

Event and Ticket Information

Doors open at 7:00pm, the presentation will run from 7:30pm to approximately 8:30pm, leaving time to mingle and talk with the expert before and after the main portion.

Tickets are $50 per person ($45 members) and are all-inclusive, light fare, drinks, and Science of Sake presentation. The evening will begin and end with Japanese beer as well for all participants.

Please click here to purchase tickets. Advance registration is required.

About the Presenter

Tiffany Dawn Soto, Master Sake Sommelier, consults for a number of restaurants in the U.S. and abroad, continually striving to raise the bar in the realm of sake accessibility and diversity. She regularly teaches and hosts private and corporate sake seminars and events,  and is a highly sought after speaker at events and conventions all over the world.

In addition to her consulting services she serves on the Board of Directors for The Sake Institute, hosts three “Sake Safari” tasting tours to Japan each year, regularly judges for sake festivals and tasting panels, hosts sake education and team-building dinners, and is regular contributor to numerous news and entertainment publications.  To learn more about her, connect with her @HeySakeLady.