Q: What is the difference between soju and sake?
Soju originated from Korea whereas sake originated from Japan. The biggest difference is how the two are produced. Similarly to beer, sake is fermented and brewed whereas soju is distilled like vodka. Typically, sake has a lower ABV than soju.
Q: How do you drink soju?
You can drink soju by shot but a lot of Koreans drink soju during their meals. It’s a favourite low-alcohol drink.
Q: Should soju be refrigerated?
Soju is best served cold and neat. Refrigerate soju for a few hours before serving.
Q: What is the Korean way to drink soju?
Before drinking soju from your glass, say “geonbae” and clink your glass with your friend’s. This is the Korean-way of drinking soju and just means that you should drink all of your drink.