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Japanese Sake

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Sake, also known as rice wine, is considered Japan's most traditional type of alcohol. Whether you're an avid sake drinker or just looking to dip your toes, with a vast range of flavors, types, and brands, we have sake for everyone.
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Buy Japanese Sake Online

Japanese sake, also known as Japanese rice wine, is known worldwide for its slightly sweet taste and robust flavor. If you’ve thought, “what is sake made of?” or “what does sake taste like?” you wouldn’t be the first. Sake is made by mixing water, rice, and koji mold; best left to ferment over many months. Koji mold is an essential ingredient in fermentation, giving the sake an earthy scent and flavor. Most types of sake are slightly sweet, clean-tasting, rich in flavor, and have a nutty and fruity aroma. Japanese sake also provides a gluten-free alcohol experience, as sake drink is made by fermenting rice over many months.

There are so many types of sake to choose from online. The best sake is aged over many years, which causes the sake to become sweet and the color to turn a light brown like other wines, such as red and white wines, different kinds of sake pair well with diverse Japanese cuisine. Honjozo-shu is the best sake to drink while eating sashimi, raw fish, and sushi. Junmai-shu is said to pair best with fatty meats such as fish, pork belly, and red meats. Junmai Ginjo-shu is best to drink with light dishes, such as white fish sashimi and sushi. Daiginjo-shu can be paired with yakitori, grilled chicken skewers, and other Chinese-style meat dishes. Junmai Daiginjo-shu is excellent to eat alongside non-oily meats, such as fish, crab, and other seafood dishes.

You can enjoy hot (atsukan) sake to keep warm in the winter and chilled (hiya) sake, a great way to cool off in the summer. The truth is, there are so many ways to drink sake throughout the year. The best way to drink sake is in a small sake cup, similar to a shot glass. These small ceramic cups are synonymous with traditional Japanese sake.

Many people wonder where to buy sake, and it’s as easy as opening your laptop and clicking an “order” button. Although buying sake at a sake shop can be an exciting experience, you don’t always have the time or ability to travel to these shops. It is also possible that once you arrive at the sake shop, they may not have your preferred sake in stock. With the help of the byFood marketplace, you can shop Japanese sake online, stocking your shelves without leaving the house. Utilizing an online Japanese sake store to order the best sake brands that Japan offers is undoubtedly the best way to enjoy sake alcohol while relaxing at home.