What are the differences between shochu and sake?
Two great drinks are not like each other – here’s how you can differentiate sake and shochu!
Two great drinks are not like each other – here’s how you can differentiate sake and shochu! ?
โพสต์โดย Makoto-Ya Singapore บน 22 มิถุนายน 2017
- Manufacturing Process
- Shochu: Shochu is produced through distillation, similar to how brandy and vodka is produced
- Sake: Sake is brewed in a process not dissimilar to beer, and not ‘fermented’ like in the case of wine, contrary to what many believe!
- Alcohol Content
- Shochu: As a distilled beverage, shochu has an average alcohol content of 25% to 30%
- Sake: As a brewed alcoholic beverage, sake has a lower alcohol percentage of about 13% to 16%
- Main Ingredients
- Shochu: Can be made from a range of different base ingredients, including barley, sweet potato and shiso leaves!
- Sake: The base ingredients for all grades and types of sake is rice
- Serving Style
- Shochu: Shochu can be enjoyed in variety of ways, including neat, on the rocks, iced, warm or even mixed with hot water!
- Sake: Sake, on the other hand, is usually enjoyed either chilled, warm or hot – but never served with ice