Lecture 4: Understanding Honkaku Shochu & Awamori Product Labeling

Learn the basics about Honkaku Shochu and Awamori as a product, including the information that can be gleaned from the labels.

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  • How to read labels


  • Honkaku Shochu & Awamori Q&A

  • Q1
    What is the History of Honkaku Shochu and Awamori?

  • Q2
    What are the Major Honkaku Shochu and Awamori Producing Regions?

  • Q3
    Where Does the Word “Shochu” Come From?

  • Q4
    Where Does the Word “Awamori” Come From?

  • Q5
    What’s the Difference between Honkaku Shochu and Awamori?

  • Q6
    What’s the Difference between Honkaku Shochu and Sake?

  • Q7
    Does the Flavor of Honkaku Shochu and Awamori Deteriorate with Time?

  • Q8
    Will Drinking Honkaku Shochu or Awamori Make Me Fat?

  • Q9
    What is Continuous Distillation Shochu?

  • Q10
    What is Blended Shochu?