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Kolean Goodness for Those Who Are 21+

This post is primarily for mr_wendell, but anyone over 21 will find it useful as well.  :-)

Plum Makkoli

  • 1–2 parts makkoli – Idong Hyang-Yeon (second left in the picture below) is recommended, but if not available, you can substitute the regular Idong makkoli (leftmost).  Note: For Hyang-Yeon, be sure to check the expiration date on the packaging; try and get one with at least 3 months left until its expiration date, as makkoli loses carbonation as it naturally ages.

  • 1 part any sweet plum (maesil) soft drink; my personal favorite is Momezon, the one made by Lotte.

  • Mix and stir.  Do not shake too much because makkoli is slightly carbonated.

  • Best when slightly chilled.

Electric blue^

(Special thanks to fellow tridecadal club members who were at Fanime for the name LOL)

  • 1 part San brand soju:

  • 2–4 parts Powerade Mountain Blast

  • Mix and stir/shake.

  • Best at the room temperature; can be enjoyed chilled if one finds the scent of soju a bit too strong, especially at the 1:2 ratio.

Both makkoli and soju are found easily at local Korean grocery stores, with the exception of Hyang-Yeon makkoli, which can be hard to come by at times.  I usually get mine at Hankook Market ].


Haha, the Electric Blue is a Korean version of Mike's "Hurricade" or "Slurricade". NICE!
Very yes.  XD
soju is tasty! :D


You scare me.  XD

Electric blue^ totally changed my view on soju.

Plum Makkoli is just delish.

We shall have to drink Kolean style again!

Ooh, word!  :DD

BTW for those who are wondering: The “arm-in-arm” style means strong friendship.  :D

I just had a 8-10 oz glass for the first drink. Not as strong as the plum wine I got from Taiwan. It's good.