One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Korean alcoholic drink typically made from rice or sweet potatoes.‘he poured himself a glass of soju’
- ‘It's a soju and beer bar, in a Japanese style where the seating is upon a glass tank with lots of fish underneath.’
- ‘But soju is also great in cocktails - its flavor is mild, but it's got a kick.’
- ‘By the time we had sipped our way through a mini carafe of sour apple soju plus the plum wine, I was glad we weren't driving.’
- ‘After too much soju it was time to go home.’
- ‘The trend has surprised industry observers, who say soju has been immune to the effects of economic recessions in the past.’
- ‘A large majority of us were intent on watching the game and drinking our soju or beer.’
- ‘The film-makers love the whole experience, and the final night dinner, which in recent years has featured much soju drinking.’
- ‘The recommended way to enjoy soju or sake is by quickly knocking them back in short, small shots.’
- ‘Throw in an order of dumplings, and a bottle of Soju, and you're looking at about $35 a piece - not too bad, unless you're a cheapskate.’
- ‘Among consumer goods sold last year, only cigarettes and soju, Korea's traditional wine, made progress over 2002.’
Korean, literally ‘burning liquor’.
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