Samyangchoon Yakju: A rice wine that drinks like a Riesling

Samyangchoon Yakju: A rice wine that drinks like a Riesling

Samyangchoon Yakju 삼양춘 Category: Yakju Summary This is the closest rice wine comes to grape wine. Samyangchoon carries the notes of dry Riesling while still giving the honest earthiness of rice. It starts out a little sweet but some puckering tartness keeps it from...
Boksoondoga Makgeolli

Boksoondoga Makgeolli

Boksoondoga 복순도가 Category: Makgeolli Summary Extremely effervescent and minerally. This is in the champagne category of makgeolli, so it’s extremely carbonated. There’s no need to mix the sediment. Just the act of slowly burping the bottle open will churn...
Poongjeong Sagye Chun (Spring)

Poongjeong Sagye Chun (Spring)

Pungjeong Sagye Spring 풍정 사계 Category: Yakju Summary This is an award-winning Cheongju. It carries a good balance of sweet, acid, and earthy. Every part is made by hand, even the nuruk. It’s best to treat this similar to a Riesling or fruity Chardonnay. Chill it...