The Case for Low-ABV Cocktails
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The Case for Low-ABV Cocktails

When considering alcohol, most people never thought about low-ABV cocktails. They thought about how many Fireball shots could be slammed down in an evening. Or how a bartender’s heavy pours…

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The Difference between Shochu and Sake
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The Difference between Shochu and Sake

When someone hears that shochu is a “japanese distilled spirit,” the first thing they usually ask is, “So, what’s the difference between shochu and sake?” It’s an understandable question since…

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Shochu and Soju

Is Shochu and Soju the same? On the heels of our last post, “What is Shochu?”, it is important to address the question, “Is shochu and soju the same?”  Soju…

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What is Shochu?

What is Shochu exactly? Shochu (pronounced “show-chew”) is a Japanese distilled spirit with alcohol by volume of no more than 45% and made from a variety of ingredients, but commonly rice,…

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Nankai Shochu’s Origin Story

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Some of you may be wondering, "What is Nankai Shochu's origin story?" In truth, you're not really asking.  We just want to tell you.  At any rate, the question should…

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Welcome to Nankai Shochu

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Welcome to Nankai Shochu, the cleanest, smoothest craft spirit I've ever had. And I've had a lot. And it was so good that my wife Mai and I went against…

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