The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A beer of alcoholic quality made in Japan from rice by fermentation. It is drunk hot at meals, and is in a small way intoxicating.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Saki'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/saki.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.