Tradition and Innovation in Beer and Sake

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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Urban Chestnut  –  Grove Brewery and Bierhall  –  4465 Manchester Rd. – St. Louis MO 63110
Panel Discussion on Tradition and Innovation in Beer & Sake
Sample Specialty Imported Japanese Sake
Enjoy Urban Chestnut Beer & Sushi Reception
Panel, Beer & Sake Tasting, and Sushi Reception
5:30 to 8:00pm
(Check-in from 5pm)
Space Limited to 80 peopleAdvance Registration is Required
(NO registration at the door)
$20 Members | $35 Non-Members
$70 includes event and 2016 JASSTL MembershipIncludes

  • attendance at the panel discussion
  • one complimentary beer ticket, discounted additional beer
  • sake tasting
  • sushi reception

Panel Discussion Speakers

miyasakaKATSUHIKO MIYASAKA, Miyasaka Brewing (
Originally retainers for the Suwa lords of ancient Japan, the Miyasaka family had established their brewery by 1662. They call their sake “Masumi” (真澄), which means “transparency, truth” in Japanese. Katsuhiko – the son of Masumi’s president Naotaka – is in charge of new product marketing and development and is working hard to become his father’s right-hand man.
sullivanTIMOTHY SULLIVAN, founder of Urban Sake (
Timothy Sullivan is a certified sake adviser , international sake sommelier, instructor of sake, and Brand Ambassador for Hakkaisan Sake Brewery out of Niigata, Japan. is the major online resource for sake information and education.
adamADAM MCBRADY, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company (
Adam McBrady is Manager of Retail and Tours for Urban Chestnut. He lived and worked in Japan for three years and has been at UCBC for two years. He is intimately familiar with the brewing process and industry in general, and specifically with UCBC’s place in it.