Makkoli is one of the representative Korean traditional alcoholic beverages. It is a milky wine with creamy texture and sweet taste.
Using an extended fermentation process, the taste and aroma of this wine has been richly refined. Since this rice wine is canned, it becomes bacteria-free and it can be stored for 1 year.
- Volume : 240ml,350ml
- Alcohol(A.B.V): 6%
- Package : Steel Can
- Main Ingredient : Korean Rice 100%
Makkoli, contains large amount of lactic acid bacteria that prevents sclerosis of the arteries
The well-being wine Makkoli, which has low calorie and rich fiber while lowering the cholesterol level!
Makkoli is counted as one of foods that deserve a word ‘effect.’ Koreans love to drink; however, less people suffer from an alcoholic gastritis compared to the drinkers of other countries. Also, it is known that Korean drinkers are less fat and have relatively low mobility rate of cardiovascular diseases and cancers. The reason of such tendency can be found from Makkoli, the wine many Koreans love to drink. Numerous studies revealed that Makkoli contains various physiological active substances as well as fiber and lactic acid bacteria serving above mentioned functions. The Research Institute of Kooksoondang and various organizations actually verified such effects and these amazing findings were listed and published in numerous domestic and international academic journals.
Compared to other type of liquor, Makkoli is a well-being drink with less calories and rich nutrients. Based on 100ml, Makkoli produces 42kcal while having approx. 110kcal for Soju and 83kcal for wine. Beer produces the lowest calories among the comparing liquor type, having 46kcal.
Makkoli contains more than 2% of fiber; thus, it makes us feel satiated. It also prevents overdrinking while serving effective function for diet and constipation.
3)Rich lactic acid bacteria
Makkoli contains rich yeast or lactic acid bacteria. Especially, it possesses vegetable lactic acid bacteria like that of Kimchi, unlike the animal lactic acid bacteria contained in many yogurt-type beverages. For this reason, it displays strong function to stand gastric acid and that is why it is said to be more suitable for human body. A vegetable lactic acid bacterium called ‘actobacillus plantarum’ is known to be good for the sclerosis of the arteries.
4)Function to lower the cholesterol level
Makkoli can protect the stomach from an alcoholic gastritis. Such function is due to the vitalized Nuruk microorganism. Also, this substance effectively prevents cardiovascular diseases by lowering the LDL-cholesterol level in blood and displays an active anti-cancer function. Likewise, the effects of Makkoli are dynamic and limitless.