Saki drink

Know your sake: The definitive guide to Japan’s favourite drink

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7. The difference between Aru-ten vs Junmai sake

Sakes are either Aru-ten or Junmai. Aru-ten, or Sake with added distilled alcohol was derived in World War when rice was scarce, hence the government made brewers add distilled alcohol to reduce the amount of rice needed to make Sake.

Sake Cucumber Cooler Drink Recipe

slices cucumber Few sprigs cilantro oz. iki sake ½ oz. yuzu Add cucumber and cilantro to shaker and muddle well. Add sake, yuzu and ice. Shake well to break down cucumber.

Double strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.

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