What is Nuruk?

What is Nuruk?

People often ask, what makes soju different from other rice distillations? How would you distinguish it from, say, Japanese shochu? Depending on who’s answering, the explanation could take up the rest of your afternoon with all its complexities. However, there is one...
Soju, Makgeolli, Takju, Cheongu–What are the differences?

Soju, Makgeolli, Takju, Cheongu–What are the differences?

If you are a first timer to the world of Korean alcohol (we call it “sool”), a simple bar menu could send you into a head spin.  Contrary to popular belief, there is a whole world beyond just the green bottles at a barbecue restaurant. A matter of process...