— by Kang Hyun-kyung: Baek Woong-jae’s “Hanju, Homegrown Drinks” takes readers to two dozen local breweries across the country which make a variety of homegrown fermented drinks.

With a note describing the taste of each product at the end of each chapter, Baek tells the stories of brewers and their products, detailing how they started their liquor businesses, how long they have produced their drinks and how their products differ from each other and from those of other producers…

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