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Makgeolli with Low Alcohol Content Gaining Popularity

Makgeolli with Low Alcohol Content Gaining Popularity

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Low-alcohol versions of the traditional alcoholic beverage “makgeolli” have gained popularity, mainly as a result of more people opting to drink alone, industry officials said Thursday. The grain-based drink usually contains an alcohol content of six to seven percent but products with four to five percent have become popular [...]

Korean Grain-based Drink ‘Makgeolli’ Beneficial for Intestinal Health: Report

Korean Grain-based Drink ‘Makgeolli’ Beneficial for Intestinal Health: Report

SEJONG, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A state-run food research center on Tuesday said “makgeolli,” a South Korean traditional grain-based alcoholic drink, is beneficial for people’s intestinal health. According to a report by the Korea Food Research Institute (KFRI), makgeolli contains various microorganisms, such as yeast and lactic acid bacteria. While figures vary depending on [...]