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The Drinking Buddy Show Episode 31: Emiko Tanabe & James Jin of Nova Brewing Co. in Los Angeles

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😀 Welcome back to The Drinking Buddy Show. We're mixing drinks tonight.

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Summary (TLDR)

Emiko Tanabe and James Jin join us from Nova Brewing Co. in Covina, CA. Its hard to believe, but LA only recently got its first sake brewery. New York, Oakland, Seattle, San Diego, even Holbrook, AZ had sake breweries pop up. Nova Brewing Co. owner Emiko Tanabe spotted an opportunity to bring the craft of sake making to the biggest city on the west coast, and partnered up with aspiring brewer James Jin to make it happen.



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