How strong is Sake compared to vodka?02 Aug 2020
Most sakes, contrary to common opinion, are only around 15-16%, making them half as potent as most whiskeys and vodkas.
The portrayal of the intoxicated Japanese businessman isn't purely attributed to sake. It's usually drunk in company with beer,
but it's also fine with umeshu (plum wine) or shochu (sweet-potato-based spirit).