South Korea

Which Asian country drinks the most?

A recently available 2015 report by WHO shows that South Koreans are Asia’s heaviest drinkers with the highest per capita alcohol consumption, thanks to Koreans’ taste for Soju, their fermented rice wine.

Japanese brands top Korea’s beer sales

Japanese beer brands topped sales at South Korean hypermarket Lotte Mart, accounting for 22.2% of the total imported beer sold at the retail giant this year.

South Korea invents hangover-cure ice cream

Curing a hangover has never been so delicious and sweet, as a South Korean company says it has invented an ice cream bar that will nurse you back to your normal self after a night of heavy drinking.

Gordon Ramsay defends his endorsement of South Korean ‘beer of the people’

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has said he is "far from embarrassed" after his endorsement of South Korean lager brand Cass, which has been branded "the worst beer in the world," caused critics to question his credibility. 

Uncorked: Donghyuk Shin

January 19th, 2016

Premium beer sales surge in Asia

September 24th, 2015

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