Sake

Enjoy a taste of bold junmai sake with this sample bottle. Whether you're trying junmai (pure) sake for...
Enjoy a taste of exquisite daiginjo sake with this sample bottle. Whether you're trying daiginjo sake for the...
A rough-filtered junmai sake. Nigori means Cloudy. This style of sake has a thicker and creamier texture, with...
Our most popular daiginjo sake needs to be tasted to be believed. The skilled sake masters at Gekkeikan...
Unlike other types of sake, this bottle of standard grade namasake by Japanese sake giant Gekkeikan, choice sake...
A great-tasting sparkling sake for livening up any party. Bring something a little different to your next party...
A sweet and fruity umeshu plum wine. Made by Japanese sake giant Gekkeikan, this umeshu is made from...
This clear bottle of junmai grade sake is a product of Japanese sake giant, Gekkeikan, the chosen sake...
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Sake, also spelled saké, or rice wine, is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting rice that has been polished to remove the brand. Unlike wine, in which alcohol is produced by fermenting sugar that is naturally present in fruit, typically grapes, sake is produced by a brewing process more alike that of beer, where starch is converted into sugars which ferment into alcohol.

 

The brewing process for sake differs from the process for beer, as for beer, the conversion from sugar to alcohol and starch to sugar occurs in two distinct steps. When sake is brewed, these conversions occur simultaneously. 

 

In Japan, where it is the national beverage, sake is often served with special ceremony, warmed in a small porcelain bottle, and drunk from a small porcelain cup called a sakazuki.