고진감래 – Yes, from great efforts come sweet rewards so get off your butt and start this concoction: drop a shot of Coke with a shot of soju into a big happy bubbling beer!
A brief description of how to create SoMaek [소맥] (soju and beer): take a shot of soju, gently plop it in a frosty mug of Korea’s finest swill (OB, Cass or Hite) and you’ve got the makings of a fabulous evening.
Koreans generally consider drinking to be integral to most interactions, be it a department dinner or a causal meeting, a holiday, weekend, wedding or funeral, nights out with friends, entertaining clients, celebrating special occasions, or just to forget the pressures of life in Seoul.
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