Tag Archives: Guilin Sanhua Jiu

Baijiu basics: rice aroma

A couple weeks ago I explained, from start to finish, the process of making baijiu. This was not idle talk but a necessary first step in introducing the various categories of baijiu in greater depth. To review, there are five steps … Continue reading

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Notes from south China

In the first couple weeks of my travels, a friend and I have made a slow arc from Chengdu in western China to Fujian on the East Coast. Below are a few notes from the road and an updated shot … Continue reading

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Baijiu basics: What does it stink like?

Last weekend I set off to a friend’s cocktail party. I knew they would have vodka and mixers, but vodka doesn’t help me get any closer to 300 shots, so I came packing a party grenade of Lang Jiu 郎酒. … Continue reading

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