8 Alcohol Drinks From South Korea, Not Just The Soju
If you hear the words soju, what will be in your mind? Most people will answer soju is one type of alcoholic beverage from Korea. It turns out that soju is not only the only kind of alcoholic drink originating from Korea.
Here are the 8 most popular alcoholic drinks which originated from the country of Korea.
Drink this one must have been very often we hear. For a Korean Soju is served with a wide variety of other types of food. So don’t be surprised if Soju is considered as one of the staple food which is delicious to be consumed at night.
However, be careful when drinking Soju because of the Soju contained from 19 to 25% alcohol content, which means the alcohol content in Soju is high when compared with the alcohol content in beer and wine.
Makgeolli is drink alcohol of Korea that has existed since time immemorial. Although there are already fairly old beverage is still popular in Korea. In fact, in recent years, makgeolli became popular among young people in Korea.
Maeshilji is the alcoholic beverage from Korea that sweet. This drink is made from green plum fermented and added with brown sugar or honey. The alcohol percentage for this drink is 14%.
Korean People believe that sansachun has a therapeutic effect that can be soothing. Although the smell of the drink is less palatable, the taste of sansachun is quite good. This drink is made from the fermentation of red fruit and containing alcohol 14%.
Bokbunja has a strong sweet taste, is due to the bokbunja is made from blackberry. If you want to buy bokbunja you have to be willing to spend money around 6,000 won. The alcohol content in bokbunja by 15-19%. In fact, in Korea own bokbunja has been scientifically proven to increase testosterone levels and sperm count for men. This drink is also suitable for women who do not like the taste of Soju.
Baekseju has been produced in Korea since the 17th century. Almost all of the beef dish is very tasty when paired baesekju. This drink also includes alcohol which is the most expensive in Korea because per bottle baesekju indebt with 8,000 won. The alcohol content in baesekju is 15%.
Dongdongju is one of the types of makgeolli. The difference is both of these drinks lies in the process of filtering where to makgeolli there is no particle of rice in it again, while dongdongju will still have a particle of rice in it. One bottle dongdong also rewarded with a price of 4,000 won.
the Meaning of cheongju is the liquor clear. This drink is made of Korean rice wine which is crystal clear. This drink is almost similar to soju but there are slight differences in the fermentation process. Bondan, Use, and Sour are the three special areas in Korea were known with products that cheongju him.
Of the above drinks types of alcoholic beverages where most often you hear in addition to soju?