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“Baijiu: The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits” Out Now

Lots of exciting things are afoot in the world of baijiu connoisseurship. Last week saw the official release of my new book Baijiu: The Official Guide to Chinese Spirits. This book, as discussed earlier, culminates several years of well-lubricated research, … Continue reading

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Don’t drink the samshu

A couple months back we looked at early foreign encounters with baijiu, noting that the only positive reviews came from British sailors. Of course, this begs the question as to whether sailors actually liked drinking baijiu – “samshu,” as it … Continue reading

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