Learning About Japanese Sake, Jizake
What is the average shelf life of sake?
Generally, sake should be consumed within about one year from the date the brewery releases it. An equally important factor is the method of storage. If the sake has been kept in the refrigerator (about 41°F) or in a dark and cool place, it is very realistic to expect that the sake could still be in good condition after 2 years or more (See How should one properly store sake.
However, once sake is opened, it ought to be consumed within in 2-3 weeks. Opened bottles should always be kept refrigerated.
Tips to enjoy Japanese sake, jizake, including food matching lists.
- What is the meaning of the rice polishing ratio and how does it affect sake?
- What are the various categories of sake?
- What is meant by the S.M.V?
- What is acidity, and how does it affect sake?
- What are amino acids, and how do the various levels affect sake?
- What does % of alcohol mean, and how does this affect the sake?
- What is a Toji?
- What is the average shelf life of sake?
- How is sake brewed?
- How is sake rice (sakamai) different from table rice?
- How does brewing water affect the sake produced?
- How and why sake should be enjoyed at different temperatures.
- How one can enjoy sake with a variety of different foods.
- How should one serve sake?
- How should one properly store sake?
- How one can go about constructing a sake menu.
- How one can begin educating wait staff about sake.
- The history of Japanese sake
- Sake varieties
- The proper way to warm sake
- The health benefits of sake
- Sake makes your skin beautiful
- Is sake high in calories?
- Why are sake bottles colored?
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