Japan is famous for its alcohol drinks. Whether its sake, shochu, or Japanese whiskey, Japan always has something for everyone. Nonetheless, social drinking is a large part of Japanese culture and such social gathering for drinks are called nomikai (飲み会). Thus, the Japanese love for alcohol beverage..
The discovery of Sake: thank the rice farmers of the past. Some brave soul tried drinking the liquid in leftover rice and took the first step into the world of sake. Since then, Sake production methods has gone from the physical chewing and spitting of rice by virgin maidens (yes only virgins) to ma..