On Beverage: Even the most creative sake cocktails shouldn’t drown out the alcohol’s complex flavors

On Beverage: Even the most creative sake cocktails shouldn’t drown out the alcohol’s complex flavors

Three decades ago, if you had asked most bar patrons how they most often drank sake, their answer would almost certainly have been “hot.” Pose that same question today, however, and you stand a good chance of hearing in reply, “in a cocktail.”

Yes, sake cocktails, or “saketinis,” are everywhere. You’ll find them in combinations ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous.

To explore the merit of these cocktails, I turned to Beau Timken, proprietor of the specialty stor

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