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Valentine’s Day Sushi & Sake Dinner with LIVE Tasting with the Toji!!!

Feb 14, 2021 2:00 pm

Join us for a Valentines night to remember! Get a sake and sushi dinner plus dessert as well as a link to a LIVE tasting with our head brewer Andrew...
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NYE Around the World!

Dec 31, 2020 2:00 pm

Since we cant really do a proper New Years Eve Party at midnight, we have decided instead to celebrate with a COUNTDOWN EVERY HOUR to party with different parts of...
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Black Magic: Limited Halloween Release

Oct 22, 2020 4:00 pm

ITS BACK.... Our halloween limited release BLACK MAGIC is here to delight your ghoulish taste buds. Made with Black Cherry, Black Berry, and Black Currant, this frightfully delicious treat will...
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Special Edition – Sweet Agony MAZE Label

Oct 3, 2020 12:00 pm

Come celebrate our collaboration with local artist Bernie McCabe! Check out his amazing maze for our  Sweet Agony  label! We love getting to do this collab with Bernie. We are releasing the...
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Sake Day 2020 & Ramen Pop Up!

Oct 1, 2020 4:00 pm

Join us in raising a glass for World Sake Day 2020 on October 1. The colder weather signifies the beginning of the sake brewing season and around the world people...
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Spicy Vacay Release Party!

Sep 17, 2020 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Spicy Vacay is back to ride waves on your taste buds  This is our Mango + Jalapeño sake, take a sip and ~ make summer last forever...
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Serenity Baby: Year 2 Anniversary Ultra Limited Release

Aug 29, 2020 12:00 pm

A special small batch version of our award winning *Serenity Now* left unfiltered and aged for over 6 months. This is an ultra limited release large bottle (750ml) for $80....
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NAS Year Two Anniversary!

Aug 29, 2020 12:00 pm

We're turning two! Come celebrate with us all day Saturday August 29th with live music, food + drink specials and games    This is a "patio party" - all tables are...
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Peach Emoji : Limited Release Fresh Peach Infused Sake

Aug 20, 2020 4:00 pm

 Summer days may be coming to a close, but we got the fresh taste of peaches to keep the carefree vibes going strong. Come out on Thursday August 20 as...
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Spinning VINYL on the Patio

Aug 6, 2020 7:00 pm

We've got vinyls spinning on the patio Thursday nights starting at 6pm! FREE ENTRY! Come enjoy the grooves at our socially distanced tables and the IX art park. First come,...
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DJ – Your Local Soundsystem Take 2!

Jul 30, 2020 7:00 pm

We've got vinyls spinning on the patio again this Thursday night starting at 7pm! FREE ENTRY! Come enjoy the grooves at our socially distanced tables and the IX art park....
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DJ – Your Local Soundsystem

Jul 23, 2020 7:00 pm

DJ ANDROID + Free Phil are taking over the patio! They'll be spinning vinyl Thursday night starting at 7pm. FREE ENTRY! Come enjoy the grooves at our socially distanced tables...
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7/11 – Slushie Day!!

Jul 11, 2020 4:00 pm

Today is 7/11 which means its SLUSHIE DAYYY!!! Half-off Sake-Slushies all day loooong. Thats right, you heard it correctly. We are slinging this slushie deal all day long. Chill out...
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RELEASE: Dry Crispy Koji Lager Collab w/ Bingo Beer

Jun 5, 2020 4:00 pm

NAS BINGO BEER CO. DRY CRISPY COLLAB RELEASE!!! Hot dang we are excited to bring you our collaboration with Bingo Beer Co and Saison Chef Adam Hall. This dry lager...
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IX ART PARK: Virtual Variety Show and Fun(d) Raising event

May 30, 2020 4:00 pm

All day today, the IX Art Park is holding a virtual Variety Show and Fun(d) Raising event online called the IX-a-thon: Variety Show & Fun(d)fest. We love our neighbors, so we made an...
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Friends – Trivia Night

Mar 11, 2020 8:00 pm

Join us at the delicious North American Sake Brewery at the Ix Art Park for FRIENDS (TV Show) TRIVIA! We'll take you through 4 unique rounds to test your knowledge...
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Vinyl Takeover at North American Sake Brewery

Mar 12, 2020 6:00 pm

We're heading back to the Sake bar at IX Art Park for another WTJU Vinyl Takeover! Last November, we rocked it and had so much fun that we made certain...
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Comedy Night

Mar 4, 2020 8:00 pm

Join us for a STACKED night of comedy! WINTON HODEGES Ft. Ryan Mathers and Jack Gerow and MORE! Doors at 7 show at 8 #free
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Kawaii – Valentine’s Date Night!

Feb 14, 2020 5:00 pm

Kawaii means "cute" in Japanese, so bring your cutie and join us for a night of love, romance, and Japanese delights! We are creating a very special dinner for two...
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Sake Comedy Showcase!

Jan 30, 2020 8:00 pm

Come on out to NAS for another awesome comedy night! Thursday January 30 @ 8PM. Starring the hilarious Dylan Vattelana, featuring Liz Carr, and hosted by Jon Marg. We have...
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OasIX: New Year’s Eve w/ Chupacabras

Dec 31, 2019 8:00 pm

Last year we gave you Studio 54, complete with roller girls and boys in booty shorts. This year, we're cooking up a New Year's "Carnaval" ... combining forces with the...
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NAS Festivus Holiday Party!

Dec 21, 2019 6:00 pm

"I got a lot of problems with you people and now you're gonna hear about it!" Its the holiday season and we are ready to party down by celebrating a...
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Star Wars Eve Stand Up Show

Dec 19, 2019 8:00 pm

In honor of the eve of the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, hear Mu Cuzzo and Paige Campbell talk about their own personal Star Wars stories in...
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MOON LEAP – Limited Release

Nov 29, 2019 5:00 pm

We are so excited to present Moon Leap. A crisp, tart, and slightly effervescent sake that will have you over the moon. This sake was made using only the shubo,...
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Limited Release: 🍐 Pear-simmon 🍐

Nov 14, 2019 5:00 pm

This velvety and round citrus sake was infused with ripe pears and fresh persimmons to make the perfect fall infusion. Tasting room only! Come by to give it a try...
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WTJU takes over the North American Sake brewery

Nov 14, 2019 6:00 pm

Your favorite radio DJ's spin vinyl to ensure we all have a good time. Come out to make some new friends and hear some excellent music. No cover charges or...
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FestyFusion – Released at The Festy!!!

Oct 11, 2019

The Festy is coming to the IX Art Park and we made up a special concoction. The FESTYFUSION is a refreshing tangerine and lime sake that will kick you into musical gear, coming...
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Georgia Baby – Peach Nigori Limited Release

Sep 19, 2019 5:00 pm

Summer is almost over, but let's savor it for a second longer with this extra special Peach Nigori we are calling "Georgia Baby". We took some ripe juicy peaches, blended...
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Sake Tasting and Talk with Japanese Brewer Yasutaka Daimon

Sep 21, 2019 5:00 pm

FREE EVENT - SATURDAY SEPT 21 We are honored to welcome a sixth generation master sake brewer from Osaka Japan, Yasutaka Daimon. His family brewery, Daimon Shuzo, was established almost 200...
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NAS Year 1 Anniversary Party

Aug 24, 2019

Can you believe it's been one year since we opened?? Celebrate with us with a full day of fun and food & drink specials! Live music out on the patio...
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Erin Lunsford – Behind The Mic

Aug 1, 2019 8:00 pm

Join us for a special evening w/ Erin Lunsford of Erin and the Wildfire! She'll be perform in front of a live audience, and tell stories about her music &...
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Collaboration Beer Release: Dry Crispy w Bingo Beer Co

Jul 30, 2019 5:00 pm

We did a special beer collaboration with Bingo Beer Company from Richmond VA! We made an extra special batch of koji and added it to their lager mash to create...
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OKU – Oak Sake – small batch release tasting room only

Jul 11, 2019 5:00 pm

This sake was made using a special yeast and then sat on oak for a decidedly smooth and woody finish with hints of vanilla. Come on down to NAS to...
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Dance Party w/ DJ Tova

Jun 22, 2019 10:00 pm

DJ Tova: dance party starting at 10PM. She'll be spinning old school classics with a mix of new school dance hits. Come celebrate the beginning of Summer by getting your...
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The Brewery Comedy TOUR at NAS

Jun 21, 2019 10:00 pm

Laughs are on tap for this nationwide tour that has already hit 900 breweries across the U.S. More than a dozen New York and L.A. stand-ups are currently on the...
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Harry Potter – Trivia Night

Jun 19, 2019 8:00 pm

Join us at the delicious North American Sake Brewery at the Ix Art Park for Harry Potter TRIVIA! We'll take you through 4 unique rounds to test your knowledge of...
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Sake Tasting at Veritas

Jun 20, 2019 5:00 pm

Sake Tasting! Thursday, June 20th 5-7pm walk-around sake tasting, pop by any time 5-7 Stop by Thursday to learn how rice polishing and koji mold can equal Real Magic :)...
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Godzilla with NAS at the Violet Crown

Jun 8, 2019

"Inside every monster is an enormous thirst." -Godzilla, probably Join us at Violet Crown Cinema for back-to-back Saturday nights (6/1 & 6/8) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm as North American Sake...
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Ruckus The Bulldog – Behind The Mic

Jun 6, 2019 8:00 pm

oin us for a special toned down viewing of Ruckus The Bulldog performing in front of a live audience, and telling stories about their music & writing experiences! Behind The...
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Premium Release: Serenity Now! Triple Milled (Junmai Daiginjo)

May 23, 2019 5:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, May 23rd as we release our first premium grade sake Serenity Now! For this Triple Milled (Junmai Daiginjo) sake, we remove the outer layers and polish...
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Sake N’ Smash Part Deux

May 29, 2019 7:00 pm

Come on down to the North American Sake Brewery to enjoy some Games, Food, and Drinks! No cost or fee, just a willingness to Battle Smash Brothers or sample some...
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Sweet tooth music video release party!

May 22, 2019 7:00 pm

After months of preparation we are finally ready to release music video!! Come to Sake brewery in Charlottesville to celebrate with Ruckus The Bulldog - We’ll be there at 7...
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JMU Alumni May Happy Hour

May 15, 2019 5:30 pm

Come join your fellow dukes at North American Sake Brewery before the the summer holidays for a little socializing after work! This is part of our reoccurring / rotating happy...
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A True Japanese Musical Experience for Free!

May 16, 2019 6:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of Japanese Music with Marina Nishiyama on the Electone Organ and Haruka Takayama Hasegawa on Vocals. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience as Haruka and Marina take you...
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Will Overman – Behind The Mic

May 2, 2019 8:00 pm

Join us for a special evening w/ Will Overman performing in front of a live audience, and telling stories about his music & writing experiences! Behind The Mic gives you...
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This Week’s Special Release: Tropi-Sake!

Apr 18, 2019 5:00 pm

Take a trip to the equator and lose yourself in the pineapple and coconut groves with this delicious sake infusion. It is perfect on its own or in one of...
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Trifecta – cold brew, vanilla bean, and sake infusion

Apr 11, 2019 5:00 pm

Trager Bros and Sake Bros coming together to make a super limited release of a cold brew coffee, fresh vanilla bean, and real magic filtered junmai sake. Come on out...
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Sake Pairing w/ Cheese + Charcuterie

Apr 25, 2019 6:00 pm

Join us at the North American Sake Brewery for an exclusive food pairing featuring local cheese and charcuterie from Feast! You'll taste five different craft Sakes each paired with a...
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Hot Chicken Takeover!

Mar 30, 2019 12:00 pm

In honor of National Hot Chicken Day, our regular daytime menu is being thrown out the door for a Hot Chicken Takeover this weekend only! Try our HOT CHICKEN SLIDERS...
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Release: Spicy Vacay is Back!

Mar 21, 2019 5:00 pm

Our Mango and Jalapeño infused sake is back again to welcome in the warm weather. Go on a little spicy vacation with light and refreshing mango infused sake followed up...
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Limited Release: Pink Lady

Mar 15, 2019 5:00 pm

Come try our latest fermentation infusion, PINK LADY. This is a tropical and berry infusion with heavy notes of banana from the cloudy sake and light fruit additions of pineapple,...
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Sake ‘N Smash!

Mar 7, 2019 8:00 pm

Calling all gamers out there, we are hosting our first ever Super Smash Bros Ultimate meet up! Starting at 8pm on Thursday we will have the 150" screen ready and...
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Le Plum – Limited Release

Feb 28, 2019 5:00 pm

French for the plum, this special fermentation infusion is made from macerating yellow plums and adding lemon zest to our sake mash. This sake boasts a tangy citrus zing and...
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Love + Haiku – A Valentine’s to Remember

Feb 14, 2019 6:00 pm

If Love is for You, Don't miss Sake Haiku Night On Valentine's Day! Welcome to a very special Valentine's Day dinner & event! Join us for a night of fun...
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LIVE: Sarad Davenport on Saturday, Feb 9th

Feb 9, 2019 4:00 pm

In honor and celebration of Black History Month, we welcome Sarad Davenport to the Diamond Stage at NAS. Be here on Saturday, Feb 9th from 4-6PM and listen to selections...
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NAS Holiday Party

Dec 19, 2018 6:00 pm

Join us for some fun at the North American Sake Brewery and Restaurant for free snacks, munchies, nibbles and bites. We'll have lots of festive fare, 50% OFF Tasting Flights,...
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Release: P-Kanpai

Dec 5, 2018 6:00 pm

New Release Wednesday, Dec 5: Check out a sake we brewed especially for the holidays. We're calling it P-Kanpai (pronounced "Pecan Pie" - get it?!). This sake is infused with...
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November singer songwriter series w/ Nick Berkin

Nov 29, 2018 7:00 pm

Though a Charlottesville native, Nick Berkin has traveled the world through his work on the cruise ship circuit, both as a house band musician and piano bar entertainer. Now a...
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November Singer Songwriter Series w/ Tyler Dick and Alex Bragg

Nov 8, 2018 7:00 pm

FREE LIVE MUSIC @ NORTH AMERICAN SAKE BREWERY EVERY THURSDAY THIS MONTH. On 11/8 join us for Tyler and Alex. Hailing from the Tyler Dick Band, Tyler Dick and Alex...
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Release: 3 Stings – PAW PAW and Honey Infused Sake

Nov 6, 2018 6:00 pm

The Paw Paw is a fruit native to Virginia and some say is a mix between mango and banana. Notoriously hard to harvest at the perfect ripeness, our team braved...
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November Singer Songwriter Series w/ Emily Julia Kresky. Free!

Nov 1, 2018 7:00 pm

Join us every Thursday in November for a FREE unique live music experience at the North American Sake Brewery. First up on 11/1 is Emily Julia Kresky. Emily is is...
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Halloween Sake Releases!

Oct 23, 2018 6:00 pm

ORANGE & BLACK: TWO SAKE RELEASES FOR HALLOWEEN! Join us OCT 23 as we release two brand new spooky sake infusions. "Black Magic" - Black cherry, black currant, and blackberry...
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Release: Dessert sake DUO!

Oct 16, 2018 7:00 pm

Come on down OCT 16 to try a pair of one-of-a-kind dessert sakes includes our Mexican Chocolate Dessert Sake and a Pumpkin Spice Dessert Sake. The Mexican Chocolate is velvety...
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Dry Hopped Galactic Sake Release!

Sep 25, 2018 7:00 pm

ATTENTION ALL YOU HOP HEADS!!! Want to try something new? Join us Tuesday at 7pm as we release our new Galactic Sake with our head brewer Andrew Centofante. This is...
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Dance Party w/ DJ Nasty

Sep 8, 2018 10:00 pm

Expect to get funky with a late night dance party Saturday night featuring DJ Nasty. Come on down early to the Ix Art Park and try a flight of sake...
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Grand Opening for North American Sake Brewery

Aug 25, 2018 11:00 am

Join us for the GRAND OPENING of Virginia's first and only Sake Brewery. We have BBQ ribs on the smoker, lots of music, games, hot air balloons, sake education, brewery...
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