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Makkoli Tasting at Tricycle Bar near HapJung Station!

On my last visit to Korea in February 2011, my friend’s cousin introduced me to the best Makkoli bars in Seoul, Korea. I could tell by how he drank the Korean rice wine and he took me to some of the best Makkoli tasting bars in Seoul. One of the Makkoli bars we went was called Tri-cycle (세발자전거). This Makkoli bar specializes in Paldo(팔도막걸리) Makkoli. Paldo Makkoli is actually made of 8 different types of Makkoli from 8 different regions in South Korea. (Above chart shows you which region of South Korea the Paldo Makkoli is from.) FYI, Makkoli you will taste in South Korea is going to be much better than if you have the exported Makkoli in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world. The main reason behind is that the best Makkoli in the world have a “perfect” temperature controlled environment from its Makkoli factory to the consumer at Makkoli bars. Exported Makkoli loses this special taste, something you can only taste within Korea. Also, Makkoli is without a doubt the healthiest alcoholic beverage in the world with live yeast and 100 times more good germs than yogurt for the same serving size. So, for this visit, … Continue reading

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