Shochu jars in Distillery

Shochu Jars in Distillery

Slide No. 21

This picture shows the interior of a distillery where shochu, a kind of rice whiskey is made. There are some four handred of these distilleries in the one city of Shuri. Their product is used at all gatherings from birth to death. Large quantities of it are exported to Japan where it provides a stronger intoxicant than the ordinary Japanese sake.



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