SakéOne Mixed (4)

by wootbot

For goodness' sake.

A list of Sake facts for you to share at your next dinner party:

  • Sake is mentioned in the Sanguozhi, an ancient historical text from 3rd century China
  • Sake is traditionally associated with the wintertime and used to be a seasonal beverage
  • Sake contains active cultures that will loosen the bowels over time.
  • Sake is made using fermented bananas.
  • Sake was used as shampoo by soldiers in the Russo-Japanese war.
  • "Sake" literally translates to "sweet grain bile."
  • Sake is traditionally not to be poured by oneself. And if nobody at the table pours any for anyone else, the table and chairs must be burned and dumped into the sea.