Know your sake terms.
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Know your sake terms.

Daiginjo: Rice polished to 50 percent of its original size; the most delicate sake.

Ginjo: Rice polished to 60 percent of its original size.

Junmai: No alcohol added during brewing; technically the purest sake.

Honjozo: Some alcohol added to bring out flavors, textures.

Nigori: Unfiltered sake; will be cloudy due to rice sediment.