The word Sake Bomb is translated into “Alcohol bomb”, so it means the alcohol like bomb. It is just called “Sake Bomb”, it is the liquor that mixes sake with beer.
The way of drinking is popular in the United States but not in Japan. It is said that the name born from the idea that makes it easy to drink “sake” which has Japanese unique taste and drinking method. Recently the type of alcohol has been increasing even in pubs, and that style of drinking sake as a cocktail like mixing sake and sake is said to be on an extension line such as “beer and whiskey” or “Shandy gaff”.
It is a little bit fashionable way of drinking, and also easier way for people who are not good at sake. For those who drink sake for the first time, these drinking ways may be effective for creating a chance to make it familiar.
How is the taste of Sake bomb?
It could be a cocktail base sake. It is no exaggeration to say that “the taste is of beer” about the taste of “sake” mixed with “beer”. The beer taste comes a little mellow. Instead of influencing the taste of beer itself, it complements the unique taste of beer, moderately harmonizes and at the same time reduces the amount of carbonate, so it turns into a mellow and easy-to-drink.
Because the proportion of bear is more than sake, “higher amount of alcohol” and “sweet taste” of sake effects more than taste of sake itself, and these two characters harmonize total balance of taste. Moderate carbonation ,moderate sweetness and alcohol combine to create a mild flavor.
How to get excited?
There is something called “drinking at once” at the drinking table, but this is not that. As a way of enjoying Sake bomb, it is a style that all group members drink all together at once. With the shout of “sake sake sake bomb!”, all the members hit the desk, drop the cup containing sake on top of the beer glass into the glass and drink all the sake bombs together at once.
* When hitting the desk, beware of the danger that tableware falls down or cracks if you hit too hardly, so be careful. The point is all people synchronize each other. Tapping the desk with the shout of “sake bomb”, and dropping well and drinking safely is a key point.
How to Make Sake Bomb?
- Prepare sake in a ochoko cup
- Pour about 2/3 of beer in a beer mug
- Put a set of chopsticks on top of your beer mug
- Put the ochoko sake cup on top of these 2 chopsticks.
- Wait for the call to drink, then slam the table with both hands to shoot the ochoko cup in the beer mug.
- Hang on to that momentum and drink you sake bomb!
First, prepare beer and sake. At this time, beer mugs are too big for this. Please distribute with moderate size glasses. Next, prepare “chopsticks”. Chopsticks are always present in Japanese dining table, so there is always in restaurants. Place two of them on top of the glass.
In this case open a little gap. Next, pour sake into the special glass for sake called “Ochoko” and place and stabilize it on top of chopsticks. And by tapping the table strongly and shocking it, the chopsticks collapse and “Ochoko” falls into the glass containing beer. This is what is called “Sake bomb”.
“Sake bomb” comes from the process making with a big noise or actions like liquid splashing by dropping the cup in the glass, more than the liquor itself or its taste. Telling about drinking in Japan, drinking together with food little by little, it stands out the dishes, it has various styles by cooling and warming as well as room temperature.
However, if you drink for the first time, there is something that taste is difficult, and high alcohol percentage and unique taste make sake cannot be understood by some people. “Sake bomb” is very excellent as means to enjoy such sake.
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By spreading it as a way to enjoy the taste of sake more easily and cheaply, it can also be an opportunity for foreigners to have familiarity with the taste of Japanese sake. Because Japan is a country that emphasizes cultures and courtesy manners, there are various rules to regulate making a sound during meals, and disgusting tableware abuse.
The performance impossible for Japanese people surrounded by these cultures is a catalyst for understanding different cultures. The sake bomb which has an idea aspect on the diversity of how to use the chopstick may have a strong impact for Japanese people.
If you actually challenge by yourself, you will need to understand appropriate procedure. For example, it is not suitable to do it at a typical Japanese restaurant. In the unlikely event of spilling or damaging dishes, it hits the wrong note and no one can enjoy it.
Under the concept of “drinking happily “, sake was enjoyed by somewhat less floridness way. But this way of drinking may also be expanded as one of culture for enjoying sake.
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