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.