Baijiu, China’s national drink, is the world’s most consumed alcohol. Yet it remains largely unknown to the world. Discover the final frontier of great world alcohols in this comprehensive and practical guide.
Drawing on interviews with baijiu aficionados, distillers and key players in the alcoholic beverage industry, Sandhausintroduces the history and development of alcohol in China – the birthplace of grain-based alcohol. Distillation and production processes, the landscape of the industry today, and a page-by-page guide to the major varieties, distilleries and brands all feature in Baijiu: The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits.