Big Box Karaoke to host virtual sake tasting Sunday, tasting packages available to-go

Brooklyn Kura Namazake / Courtesy

In light of the coronavirus pandemic currently gripping much of the world, local businesses including bars and restaurants are having to get creative to continue to create revenue while dining rooms across the state are shut down.

Local private-suite karaoke bar Big Box Karaoke and fellow Block Avenue bar Pinpoint have come up with an interesting way to raise funds during the outbreak with the a virtual sake tasting called All About Namazake on Sunday.

The online event, set for 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, will take place on Facebook Live, and will feature Big Box co-owner Justin Urso and Pinpoint owner Bo Counts tasting and discussing namazake from Brooklyn Kura – the only sake brewery in New York.

In addition, Big Box is offering sake pairing packages to go featuring the Brooklyn Kura paired with snacks from their kitchen so you can taste them along with Justin and Bo on Sunday.

To view the available a to-go packages, visit Pre-orders are available here. Curbside pickup is available from Saturday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11a.m. until 3 p.m.

You may also purchase tickets to the online event (not required, but available) as a way to help support the local business while their karaoke facility is closed to the public.

The online event on Sunday will be streaming from