by Leigh Hudson, Gram Magazine June 2014
The enjoyment of sake is in its infancy in Australia but there's an undercurrent of sake lovers driving a revolution. For those in the know, sake is the hottest new drinking trend coming soon to a bar near you.
So what is sake anyway? It's neither a spirit, nor is it rice wine. Sake is a unique beverage fermented from rice. The problem with rice is the sugars are bound up as starch, and if we think back to high school chemistry no sugar means no fermentation, ergo no fun.
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