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Sake Shopping near South Berwick/Dover

nocchow Jun 2, 2010 08:14 AM

Hi All- my first post. :)

I am looking to buy good sake regularly, and not have to travel too far. Obviously I can find Gekkekian in the big supermarkets but I'd prefer not to have to resort to that. ;)

I know that Philbricks Fresh Market in Portsmouth carries a few decent bottles, but they are small and high-priced, and many times the shelves are bare.

One example of a sake that I really enjoy is "Wandering Poet".

Thanks for any tips!

  1. t
    Truh Jun 4, 2010 11:13 AM

    Just a guess, but Lo's in Portsmouth might carry some:


    There's also an Asian market in downtown Somersworth that might carry some?

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    1. re: Truh
      nocchow Jun 14, 2010 08:15 AM

      OK, So I was able to find some decent selections at the Portsmouth Liquor Store, thanks! I also figured out that the online inventory does NOT seem to be up to date with that particular store- not sure about other stores.

      Thanks also for the suggestion of Lo's. I have never seen sake in there but next time I go in I will ask.


    2. b
      bewley Jun 2, 2010 04:33 PM

      I can tell you this, the State of New Hampshire Liquor Commission has a online database:


      Your favorite is listed, but not currently in stock, The Portsmouth store has a fairly good variety of sake.

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      1. re: bewley
        nocchow Jun 3, 2010 05:32 AM

        Thanks so much! Clunky site, but I should have thought to check their website. Looks like all the good stuff is currently out of stock. :(

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