Can you name all of the 7 Sake set? Sake can be served in a wide variety of vessels, ranging from small Sake cups to wooden Sake boxes. Of course, you can and should drink in your favorite sake set of your own choice, but you may be able to enjoy it better if you learn how […]
‘Is Sake gluten free?’ It’s the key question for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. However, as gluten free diet is not very known in Japan, the true information can’t be easily obtained.
We googled ‘Is Sake Gluten Free’ to be astonished that many websites said totally different things. Some say ‘Sake is not gluten free […]
Despite the beautiful taste of Sake, you may want to cut down because of Sake calories. Some believe that calories in Sake are higher than those in other alcoholic beverages. Why? Because Sake is made of rice – a symbol of carbohydrate.
But is it really true? Here we have prepared the complete guide to Sake […]
Sake serving temperature is not just cold, warm or at room temperature. It’s not that simple. There are actually 10 names for different sake serving temperatures.
Learn and find your favorite Sake temperature!
Want to know the best sake serving temperature of each type of Sake? Check out Best Sake Serving Temperature page.
Sake Serving Temperature Names used by Sake Enthusiasts
There are many types of Sake. Learning those types of Sake will let you guess the Sake taste and determine its ideal serving temperature. The 8 basic types of Sake are called premium Sake, or Tokutei Meisho Shu in Japanese.
Yes, 8 types. Too many? Don’t worry. Let us make it super simple. In short, types of […]
You may know Sake is made from rice. Well, yes, you’re right. But what else? Can you name the 5 main Sake ingredients? These 5 Sake ingredients play such an important role in determining flavors and aromas of Sake.
Check out the 5 essential Sake ingredients!
5 Main Sake Ingredients
The 5 main Sake ingredients are:
Sake alcohol content is 15-16% on average; the highest among world’s fermented beverages (e.g. wine and beer). Why is Sake alcohol content so high? Are there any Sake types with lower and higher alcohol content than average?
Here’s the complete guide to Sake alcohol content!
Sake Alcohol Content Must Be below 22%
The average Sake alcohol content is 15-16%. […]
Most of you probably know that Sake is made from rice. But how to Sake make? How is Sake made? Sake making process is not very well known. How to make Sake is an essential knowledge to understand how Sake taste is determined and how different types of Sake is made. How to make Sake seems (and […]
What is Sake? Sake, often translated as Saki, Japanese rice wine or rice wine, is a Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice.
Although Sake is also known as rice wine, it is rather made in a similar way to beer, using ‘rice’ instead of ‘barley’. Sake is more than just a drink; it’s a means […]
It has been almost a conventional wisdom (in Japan) that Sake making is a male job. This is often depicted in various novels, mangas and TV drama series such as ‘Kura’ by Tomiko Miyao, ‘Natsuko no Sake’ by Akira Ose, and ‘Ama-Kara Shan’ broadcast by NHK.
Why Weren’t Women Allowed to Work at Sake […]