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Sake / Saké

A Japanese drink made from fermented rice.

Although regarded by many westerners as a rice wine - because of its flavour and strength, sake is actually a beer, as it"s made from rice (which is a cereal). The strength varies between 15 and 20% alcohol by volume; the cheaper varieties being fortified. These are generally served warm - blood heat being about right. The best sake should be drunk chilled.

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