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    Sake

    Sake, known in Japanese as 日本酒 nihonshu, has a vocabulary all its own. Here is a brief introduction.

    atsukan
    熱燗 Heated sake. Recommended only in winter with cheap sake.
    hiyashi, reishu
    冷やし, 冷酒 Chilled sake. The way to drink better sake.
    isshōbin
    一升瓶 The standard sake bottle, containing 10 , ie. 1.8 liters.
    ichigō
    一合 The standard measure for servings of sake, around 180 milliliters.
    tokkuri
    徳利 A small ceramic jug used to pour sake, contains around one
    masu
    升 A square wooden box traditionally used to drink chilled sake, also contains one . Drink from the corner.
    choko
    ちょこ A tiny gulp-sized ceramic cup for sake.
  • Do you serve alcohol? お酒ありますか? O-sake arimasu ka?
  • Is there table service? テーブルサービスありますか? Tēburu sābisu arimasu ka?
  • A beer/two beers, please. ビール一杯・二杯下さい。 Biiru ippai/nihai kudasai.
  • A glass of red/white wine, please. 赤・白ワイン一杯下さい。 Aka/shiro wain ippai kudasai.
  • A mug (of beer), please. (ビールの)ジョッキ下さい。 (Bīru no) jokki kudasai.
  • A bottle, please. ビン下さい。 Bin kudasai.
  • _____ (''hard liquor'') and _____ (''mixer''), please. _____ と _____ 下さい。 _____ to _____ kudasai.
  • sake 日本酒 nihonshu
  • Japanese liquor 焼酎 shōchū
  • whiskey ウイスキー uisukii
  • vodka ウォッカ wokka
  • rum ラム ramu
  • water mizu
  • club soda ソーダ sōda
  • tonic water トニックウォーター tonikku wōtā
  • orange juice オレンジジュース orenji jūsu
  • cola (''soda'') コーラ kōra
  • with ice オンザロック onzarokku (on the rocks)
  • Do you have any bar snacks? おつまみありますか? O-tsumami arimasu ka?
  • One more, please. もう一つください。 Mō hitotsu kudasai.
  • Another round, please. みんなに同じものを一杯ずつください。 Minna ni onaji mono o ippai zutsu kudasai.
  • When is closing time? 閉店は何時ですか? Heiten wa nanji desuka?

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