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 vs. Shōchū

Soju vs. Shōchū

There has been much buzz about Shōchū slipping into your nicer bars and cocktails. Immediately many drinkers here the word and think, “Soju?” It’s easy to get confused. No, Shōchū is not the cheap(er) Korean booze in the little green bottles....