Thick Rice Beer – Makgeolli


A thick, milky rice beer made by adding yeast and water to steamed white rice, glutinous rice, barley and wheat flour and leaving it to ferment at a set temperature.

It is also called farmer’s beer because it was traditionally drunk by farmers in the field.


Source: Korean Food Guide in English (Ed. The Korea Foundation, Cookand, 2003) ISBN: 89-89782-10-4