Food & Drink

Tanuki Sake

The kings of Cen-Tex sake traveled all over Japan to find their crown jewel, a labor-intensive junmai daiginjo (requires 50% of the rice grain to be polished away) called Tanuki, named after a mischievous Japanese folklore figure known for paying for sake with money that after his departure magically turns into IOUs, and (seriously) playing his enormous testicles like bongos -- a nutty routine you'd think could've earned Tanuki some spare change for sake.