焼酎

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

焼酎 (hiragana しょうちゅう, romaji shōchū)

  1. Shochu - a Japanese alcoholoc beverage, most commonly distilled from barley, sweet potato or rice. Typically it is 25% alcohol by volume, making it weaker than whisky, but stronger than wine and sake.

Derived termsEdit

  • 芋焼酎 (いもじょうちゅう, imo-jōchū): sweet potato shochu
  • 米焼酎 (こめじょうちゅう, kome-jōchū): rice shochu

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 2 March 2014, at 08:44