Amongst the many different drinks worldwide – from Scottish whiskey to Jamaican rhum to Belgian beer, Japanese sake is in a world of its own. Just like most things from the Orient, something about sake gives it an air of mystery. Truth be told, not many people know about it – its origins and history, how it is made, and even how it is consumed remain a topic of debate, especially to the uninitiated. But if you are interested in this wonderful drink, you’ve come to the right place. Here is your best guide to sake – and of course, how to choose your sake like a connoisseur.