INTRODUCTION TO BAIJIU
Baijiu 白酒 (white liquor), is a Chinese colourless spirit, usually between 35% to 60% ABV. Baijiu is typically distilled from fermented sorghum, but some styles may use other grains such as rice, wheat. barley and millet. Baijiu has a long and remarkable history, with archaeological artworks dating back to the Han Dynasty (202 BC-220 AD) depicting early distillation processes.
There are 4 major categories of baijiu: