Soju is a famous Korean alcoholic beverage that contains ethanol and water. Most brands of soju are made in South Korea. Traditionally it was made from rice, wheat or barley. The modern producers somehow, have replaced the traditional recipe with other starches like potatoes, sweet potatoes or tapioca. It’s a clear and colourless drink which contains 16.7%-45% alcohol by volume. This beverage can be produced in the classic way of distilling that uses single distillation method, or by using chain distillation which is known as the modern way. Soju literally means ‘burned alcoholic drink’, referring to the heat of distillation.
Fruity and Smooth
This grapefruit flavored soju is very fruity and smooth. It’s a little sweeter and not as harsh as regular soju, with alcoholic content at 13%. A very enjoyable drink for any occasions. Also known as Korean vodka, it has a very smooth taste. It’s a clear distilled liquor made from rice and the most popular type of alcoholic drink in Korea. It has a natural hint of botanicals that can make for a smoother taste as opposed to vodka, which can sometimes come off as harsh at the end. It is also not only lower in calorie, but it is also lower in proof.