Baijiu

Baijiu 白酒 is the most popular traditional Chinese alcoholic beverage. It is also the nr 1 selling spirit in the world.


Baijiu is a clear spirit unique to China. The base is grain, usually sorghum, corn, wheat, rice, millet or a combination thereof. Baijiu is the name for all Chinese distilled spirits and categorized by the flavor. Common categories are strong aroma 浓香, sauce aroma 酱香, light aroma 清香, fenix aroma 凤香 and rice aroma 米香.


Baijiu is an essential part of Chinas culinary heritage, it is the best known spirit you have never heard of.






Red Star Erguotou

红星二锅头

Established in the year of 1949, the Red Star distillery is China's first company and as old as the People's Republic itself.


Red Star is the nr. 1 brand for light aroma baijiu and the most iconic beverage of Beijing culinary heritage. This is the drink of the people, it is the beverage of choice for proletarian and blue collar people alike. 

Classic

56%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

83159

8 years

53%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

83287

8 years

43%

750ml

10 years

52%

500ml

Luzhou Laojiao

泸州老窖

Luzhou Laojiao is the nr 1 producer of strong aroma baijiu in China. Its legacy can be traced back 5 centuries, with the original cellars dating back to 1573 which has awarded the company the recognition of "National Cellars", something that has also given name to their flagship product.


At the sacred birthplace of strong aroma baijiu, Luzhou county, spring water from the Phoenix mountain and the Dragon Spring Well is mixed with home grown organic glutinous sorghum. The result is the most mellow and smooth flavor profile with a crisp and long finish. 

Erqu

52%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr: 

52% - Launch early 2022

Touqu

52%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

83547

Tequ

52%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

82225

National Cellar 1573

52%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

N/A

Xi Feng Jiu

西凤酒

Xi Feng Jiu is the leading producer within the phoenix aroma category, one of the original baijiu categories. Based in the county of Fengxiang, Shaanxi province, Xi Feng Jiu crafts exquisit liquor that is allowed to age in giant rattan baskets called "Seas of alcohol" 酒海. These baskets are hardened with bees wax and allows the liquor to mellow ove the years and aquire smooth and enchanting complex aromas.


Xi Feng Jiu baijiu fuses the tropical notes notes of the strong aroma baijiu found in its neighbouring south western provinces as well as a clean finish reminding of light aroima baijius found in its north eastern adjacent provinces. 

Superior Phoenix 10y

52%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

Available through "privatimport"

Jinsha Gujiu

金沙古酒

Jinsha Gujiu is one of the oldest producers of sauce aroma baijiu. Just as its better known big brother Kweichow Moutai the Jinsha Gujiu distillery draws pristine water from the legendary Chishui river, better known as 'The River of Beautiful Alcohol'.


Jinsha lies upstream along the Chishui river in Guizhou province and produces a more soft liquor than that produced in the city of Maotai. It is less pungent in the defining sauce aromas and falls under the sub-category of 'soft style sauce aroma' 柔派酱香.  

Jingpin Tiandi

53%

500ml


Systembolaget order nr:

Available through "privatimport"