Eebaekju

Makgeolli #56 – Eebaekju (Eehwae Weolbaekhago Ju)

KOREAN NAME: 이백주 (이화에 월백 하고 주) REVIEW: There are a few oddities surrounding Eebaekju and they have nothing to do with the flavor: No expiration date is printed anywhere on the bottle, despite the fact that the label clearly states it has a shelf-life of 30 days. The only ingredient listed is hepssal, or new…

Spring Events Are Brewing!

A big, big thank you to Makgeolli Mamas & Papas Korea (MMPK) for the news about a whole slew of spring festivals, events, and exhibitions. Honestly, with all that’s going on, April feels like the new October!   14th SEOUL INTERNATIONAL WINES & SPIRITS EXPO 2016 Time: Saturday, April 23 (10 am – 5 pm)…

Homebrew #03 – Hwanggeumju 2

The first time I told people I had made Hwanggeumju, a Korean person asked me if I had made the name up. Nope, it’s the real name. Translated it basically means Yellow-Golden Wine; I would probably call it Ambrosia as it is easily the best recipe I’ve ever made. Good thing because it’s probably the most labor…