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What sake is made from: Water

What sake is made from: Water

With my first post for 2019 I decided to continue the series “How sake is made” and wrote about water. It’s impossible to overestimate the importance of water for making great sake. You will find out what water is good, how it’s used and how different types of water are called. There is even a small dictionary at the end of the article. Kampai!

What is sake? Part 1: The name and the origin

What is sake? Part 1: The name and the origin

So here you are, staring at a strange bottle with weird writings on the label. It has some English words but they are also incomprehensible. What is sake? Is sake a wine? Or is it a spirit? Are all sake the same or there are different types? Or maybe you have already tried sake before and know what to expect. You liked the taste and would like to buy a bottle yourself. But which one to choose? First of all, what…

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