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Artisan Makgeolli Experience

Artisan Makgeolli Experience

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I am a specialist in Korean traditional alcohol with a passion for communicating the untold stories of makgeolli, cheongju, soju and beyond. I have lived in Korea for 12 years and dedicated my life to the craft and culture of Korean alcohol fermentation. I have studied sool fermentation techniques at many brewing institutes and work closely with Korea's most venerated master brewers. I'm always…

What we’ll do

After taking a stroll through one of Seoul's oldest traditional markets and sampling some street food, we will step into the private home of Korea's most venerated Master brewer. We will taste his brews and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. After tasting we will meander through the unique neighbourhood streets and stop into a small studio to taste Korea's famous artistic 'Champagne Makgeolli'.

What else you should know

Guests should be of legal drinking age, however the location is also children friendly.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
Drinks. Market Street Food A tasting of a 'Champagne Style' Makgeolli famous for its crisp fizziness. Choose from spicy rice cake to fried street chicken, whatever takes your fancy
Makgeolli Brewed on Site These brews are not for sale anywhere else and can only be experienced here

What to bring

A thirst for tradition!

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Where you'll be

We will visit the historic Tongin Traditional Market and the Master's private residence, which is as yet much undiscovered even by locals. After tasting, we will stroll the uniquely artistic neighbourhood of cafes and studios for a final artisan makgeolli tasting.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.


This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Guests should be of legal drinking age, however the location is also children friendly.
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