âWhiskeyâ is a liquor made by fermenting yeast and then distilling grains such as barley, wheat, and corn. There are also various classification criteria, such as production sites, raw materials, and distillation methods. Depending on the place of production, Scotch whiskey (produced in Scotland), Irish whiskey (produced in Ireland), American whiskey (produced in the US), Canadian whiskey (produced in Canada) It is divided into production areas). Depending on the raw materials, mix various grains such as malt whiskey made only from malt (barley), barley, wheat, corn, etc. It is divided into made grain whiskey, and blended whiskey made by mixing malt whiskey and grain whiskey. The most popular whiskey is blended whiskey, which accounts for over 90% of scotch whiskey. The average alcohol content of whiskey is 41% to 61%, and unlike alcoholic beverages that are easily found, such as soju and beer, the alcohol content is high.
Whiskey was only considered a toxic and difficult drink. Recently, there has been an increase in the number of places where you can enjoy whiskey with friendly food. From gomdang shops that sell whiskey to chocolate with whiskey and curry shops where you can enjoy Japanese whiskey! Here are 5 of the best places to eat Whisky Mariage that aren't difficult anymore.
1. Gomsky? Gomguk soup and whiskey, Seoul Philharmonic 'Okban Sang'
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The pure white interior and wooden furniture create a modern atmosphere that makes you feel like you've visited a cafe. You can look at the menu of famous soju from around the country, as well as segmented whiskey menus such as single malt, isley, and blended whiskey. All whiskeys are served as drinks, so you can easily enjoy them as an accompaniment. The signature menu is âOkban-sang gomguk soup,â which is served in an organic bowl. Put gomguk soup , boiled rice , pickled peppers, Chinese cabbage kimchi, and kakuteki neatly on a wooden tray. It is characterized by the light yet deep flavor of the broth, which combines various parts of the beef, from lean meat to entrails. The Chinese cabbage kimchi, kakuteki, and pickled red pepper served as side dishes are delicious and are a great addition to gukbap.
â² Location: 101 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:00 â 22:00 every day, B/T 15:00 â 17:00, closed on Sundays
â² Price: Okban-sang gomguk soup 11,000 won, weekly whiskey 5,000 won
â² Review (Shikigin beer and peanuts 09): Clean one It's a place where you can have a meal. A variety of single malt, isley, and blended whiskeys are available, so it's great to have a drink after work!
2. A cafe where you want to drink together, 'Jingu Cafe & Bar & Wine' in Bujeon-dong, Busan
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âJingu Cafe & Bar & Wineâ operates a cafe and bar together. It is a space where you can enjoy a variety of alcoholic beverages such as whiskey and wine. The dim lighting and cozy atmosphere make it a great place to visit alone. The signature cafe menu is âJingu Signature.â It is a drink served by putting ice cream and whipped cream on coffee and sprinkling cinnamon powder. The cafe menu is only open until 8 p.m., and after that, a simple menu that is easy to eat as a snack is prepared along with a list of alcoholic beverages. In particular, whiskey boasts a strong list centered around bourbon whiskey. Please note that âMac & Cheese â is a popular menu with a rich cheese flavor that combines perfectly with bourbon whiskey.
â² Location: 107 Sincheon-daero 162 beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan
â² Business hours: 12:00 â 01:30 on weekdays, 12:00 â 02:00 on Saturdays, Sunday 12:00 â 19:00
â² Price: Jingu Signature 6,500 won, Mac & Cheese 6,000 won
â² Review (Give me a shikigin tie puller ): I went there during the day and visited at night , If you find it at night, it's a place where candles add to the atmosphere. Above all, it's great that the menu for each type of alcohol is well organized .
3. 'Chocolat di Jay' in Naesu-dong, Seoul, a dessert for adults
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Located near Gwanghwamun, âChocolat di Jayâ is a place where you can experience new sweets to enjoy with alcohol. Bottles containing various alcoholic beverages and utensils that handle desserts create a mysterious feeling as if they had come to a laboratory. The signature menu is a âtasting course â where you can experience chocolate made with the finest ingredients and a variety of whiskeys firsthand. Starting with a whiskey affogato eaten with a whiskey bonbon , you can enjoy whiskey pavÃ© chocolate and whiskey hot chocolate one after the other. For each course, you can choose your favorite whiskey through the flavor of the city, and the bittersweet sake blends with the sweet flavor even more It gives off a deep flavor. Please note that tasting courses require a reservation .
â² Location: 20 Sajik-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 17:00 â 22:00 on weekdays, 13:00 â 19:00 on Saturdays, Closed on Sundays and Mondays
â² Price: Tasting course 34,000 won
â² Review (Shikigami Mochi): Great to go with my boyfriend!! Since alcohol is added and actual sake is poured into ice cream and eaten, I think it's a different level from the dessert cafes I always go to â¥
4. A different way to enjoy sashimi with omakase, 'Daemul Sanggae' in Gongdeok-dong, Seoul
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As the name of the store suggests, âDaimulsangaiâ is a place where you can enjoy food made from large fish such as croaker, tuna, and redfish It's a place. A shelf full of expensive whiskeys makes you feel like you've found a malt bar. Two large tables that seat 8 and 12 people The interior seat, which consists only of dogs, allows you to watch all the fish being prepared. The signature menu is âToday's Fish,â where you can enjoy a variety of food courses, from sashimi to grilled fish . Also popular is the âDaemulsangkai Recommended Whiskey Course,â where you can enjoy whiskey recommended by the chef along with food. . Three glasses of fine whiskey are prepared one after the other, and the chef will guide them directly. Please note that all meals require a 100% reservation, and the menu may vary depending on the availability of ingredients .
â² Location: 29 Saechang-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 18:00 â 23:00 on weekdays, 18:00 â 21:00 on Saturdays, Closed on Sundays
â² Price: Today's menu (per person) 70,000 won
â² Review (I'm going out to eat): This is the day I experienced the 8 kg giant flounder myself! It's being dismantled right in front of my eyes!! It's so huge that each portion is served. Soon after, croaker, red snapper, and even Honmaguro's Odoro…! It's a place where alcohol begets alcohol .
5. Enjoy whiskey with curry, 'Ginza Curry' in Yeoksam-dong, Seoul
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âGinza Curryâ is a Japanese home-cooked restaurant. The counter and kitchen that you see as soon as you enter the store is a space where you can feel like you've found a bar with bottles of alcohol covering a variety of alcoholic beverages. . You can enjoy a variety of Japanese cuisines such as sukiyaki and okonomiyaki, and in addition to highballs and sake, Japan is hard to find in regular restaurants It's a place that sells whiskey. All alcoholic beverages are explained on the menu with pictures, and the owner will kindly explain any questions you may have. The signature menu is âpork curry,â which is made by simmering large vegetables and pork. Curry that is aged for 48 hours or more is deep It is proud of its rich flavor. Please note that only curry, which is a meal menu, can be ordered at lunchtime .
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â² Location: 406 Yeoksam-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30 – 24:00 every day, Sundays/holidays 17:00 â 24:00
â² Price: Pork curry 7,000 won
â² Review (Look in the mirror): It's a place with a wonderful boss. The music and atmosphere are great! There are various alcoholic beverages such as curry and whiskey, so it's great as a second or third course!