Drinking is a big part of Korean culture, and it seems like everyone in Korea drinks. It's so omnipresent, that sometimes it can feel more like it's part of your job! Why exactly is this? Well, let’s find out! (Plus tips on how to refuse.)
Korean alcohol is truly a beast unto itself. Because Korea is such an isolated country, the populace came up with some very creative ways to get their drink on. It can be a little intimidating see all of these intensely foreign liquors when approaching the fridge of your local convenience store, so here’s a guide to the liquors you’re most likely to encounter!