Sake is not just a drink. It is a way of life. Our shirts are made of the sake fans out there who embrace the sake lifestyle. Kanpai!
Check out our cheat sheet of some key sake terminology as well as general drinking lingo that will come in very handy when you visit Japan or simply partake in some sake revelry on the weekend.
There are different grades of sake representing different grades of refinement as well as whether or not additional alcohol is added. See the table below for a quick summary of the most common grades of sake.
What’s the difference between pasteurized and non-pasteurized sake? Does it really make a difference? Who cares!? Most of you may be thinking that alcohol is alcohol, so just pass me my drink! While it may seem trivial, this choice can affect your sake experience.
Should you drink sake hot or cold? It’s a common question that arises from sake drinkers. While it’s ultimately up to the drinker to decide, we can offer some information to help you make your decision.