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Friday, August 19, 2011

Top 8 Chinese Alcohol

History of Chinese alcohol

Long long ago, in ancient China, alcohol was considered sacred, which can only be used in sacrificial ceremonies. Not until the Zhou dynasty did alcohol be deemed as one of the Nine Rites. Years later, with the progress of zymotechnics and brewery, it gradually turns into an ordinary drink, help shaping various Chinese customes concerning alcohol in Chinese daily life.

As for Chinese spirit, Maotai may immediately come into your mind, while despite of Maotai, there are still some other good alcohols, here I will briefly make an introduction of top 8 Chinese spirit:

1. Maotai

It is widely accepted that it is one of the best spirit all over the world and the best alcohol in China, produced in Maotai County, Renhuai City, Guizhou Province. It got fame around the world as early as 1915, in U.S. Panama Pacific International Exposition. While the price is as high as its fame.

2. Fenjiu

Produced in Xinghua Village, Fenyang Couty, Shanxi Province, it enjoyed a history of more than 1,500 years.

3. Luzhou Laojiao Tequ

Produced in Luzhou, Sichuan Province.

4. Wuliangye

Produced in Yibin, Sichuan Province.

5. Jiannanchun

Produced in Mianzhu, Sichuan Province.

6. Xifengjiu

Brewed in Liulin, Fengxiang County, Baoji City, Shaanxi Province.

7. Gujing Gongjiu

Produced in Bozhou, Anhui Province.

8. Dongjiu

Brewed in Zunyi, Guizhou Province.

You know him? Li Bai, also written as Li Po, a well-known poet in Tang Dynasty, loves drinking much.

 How many kinds of Chinese spirit have you tasted before? Any other Chinese beverages?

1 comment:

Culprit Pontiff said...

cant wait to drink those...

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