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Soju-Wasted in South Korea

Charlet Duboc travels to Seoul to investigate the fascinating history and etiquette of soju drinking, and in the process, ends up wildly wasted at karaoke and a silent disco.

by Charlet Duboc
Jan 19 2015, 4:00pm

Soju—a.k.a. Korean firewater—is the world's most popular spirit, selling twice as much as vodka (its closest competitor) each year. In this episode of Al-Kee-Hol , Charlet Duboc travels to Seoul to investigate the fascinating history and etiquette of soju drinking, which has been part of Korean culture for nearly a thousand years. And in the process, she gets out-of-this-world wasted.

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