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Amazake (sweet mild sake)

Photo: CHIE MARUYAMA

Umami Information Center

Umami Information Center
Tokyo , Japan

A typical drink for Joshi no Sekku. There are two kinds of amazake; one is malted rice amazake made from rice and koji (malted rice) and the other is sake lees amazake made from diluted sake lees. Malted rice amazake contains a lot of amino acid. (glutamate (undiluted):101mg/100g)
Shirozake (white sake), sake matured in which shochu (a distilled sprit) or mirin (sweet cooking rice wine) is added to steamed rice, is also served for Joshi no Sekku.

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  • Title: Amazake (sweet mild sake)
  • Creator: Photo: CHIE MARUYAMA
  • Original Source: SHUN GATE

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