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5 Amazing Shochu Place in Tokyo!

5 Amazing Shochu Place in Tokyo!

In Japan, shaochu is serious business. Ask someone about shochu and they will have an opinion. “My shochu has to be from Kagoshima”, “I prefer shochu made out of sweet potatoes”. Pretty much everyone’s got an opinion. For those of you that are unfamiliar with shochu, shochu is a Japanese…read more

Perfect for Winter in Japan! What is Warm Alchohol “Atsu-kan”?

Atsu-kan

Trying out different alcohol is similar to trying out different ice cream flavors when you were a child. You have your favorite flavor, but there’s always space to try and experiment with other flavors. While wine and beer are more popular in the west, sake has a special place for…read more