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What’s the Difference Between Hot and Cold Sake?

June 6, 2018

Sake is an ancient alcoholic beverage unlike any other—at its core, sake is a wine brewed from a grain. Sake is made using fermented rice. While sake boasts a texture and mouthfeel similar to wine, its brewing process is akin to that of beer. It’s made by converting the starch in rice to sugars, which are then converted to alcohol through yeast fermentation. Prior to brewing, the rice is polished, so as to remove the bran. The first known mention of sake in Japan dates back to the 3rd century, though it’s believed that rice fermentation practices date back even... View Article

What You Need to Know About Sake

March 14, 2018

Sake is a delicious, ancient and versatile drink common in Japan. Many of Japan’s surrounding countries, including Korea and China, serve sake variants. Sake is brewed from rice, and is commonly served both warm and chilled. Sake’s mild flavor serves as the perfect accompaniment to sushi and a variety of Japanese-style dishes. Visiting a Japanese restaurant in Phoenix, AZ is the best way to sample sake for the first time and learn more about this delectable beverage. If you are unfamiliar with sake, however, you may have a series of questions about this tasty and inviting drink, including. What is... View Article

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