Horchata is the name of several kinds of drinks made of rice, ground almonds, sesame seeds, barley, or tigernuts (chufas).

This is a list of notable rice drinks. This list contains fermented and unfermented drinks made from rice.

Rice drinks

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Awamori from the Kikunotsuyu distillery of Miyako island, Okinawa
A glass of rice milk

Rice wine

Makgeolli is an alcoholic drink native to Korea that is prepared from a mixture of wheat and rice, which gives it a milky, off-white color, and sweetness.[1]
Raksi being distilled in Nepal

Rice wine is an alcoholic drink made from rice.


The term nigori translates roughly to "cloudy" because of its appearance.

Sake is an alcoholic drink of Japanese origin that is made from fermented rice.

Cocktails with sake

See also


  1. ^ Kim, Violet "Food map: Eat your way around Korea" Archived 2012-04-08 at the Wayback Machine CNN Go. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-12