spirits tasting

Sake Shochu Showdown

Sake Shochu Showdown

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I’m the author of the first English-language book on shochu, Japan’s national spirit, and I’ve worked in two shochu distilleries. I’m also a contributor to the “Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails,” and the world's only dual-certified (Japan and US) shōchū expert, with an advanced qualification in sake for good measure. I’ve lived in Tokyo for 15 years and I love sharing my passion for…
Christopher
Christopher
Christopher
Christopher

What we’ll do

Learn about sake (a brewed rice drink) and shochu (a Japanese spirit) while tasting a diverse range of both traditional beverages. Some 53 ingredients can be used in the production of shochu, such as sweet potato, brown sugar, barley, rice, or buckwheat. Each one adds its own unique flavor and aroma to the distilled liquor. As we explore these differences, I’ll describe shochu’s history,…

What else you should know

Feel free to bring your own drinking snacks!

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Light appetizers Please let me know of any dietary restrictions.
Drinks
Sake and shochu tasting
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spirits tasting
₹5,077 per person
₹5,077 per person