- Made from rice koji (dried malted rice), steamed rice, and water, rice koji amazake is one of the most beloved Japanese beverages in Japan.
- This particular brand of amazake is an artisan blend by Marukura, made with highest quality rice koji type amazake.
- Called a "super drink," or "drinkable IV drip" because it is packed with vitamin B1, B2, B6, folic acid, dietary fiber, oligosaccharide, cysteine, arginine, glutamine, glucose, and many other vitamins and minerals.
- Naturally sweet due to the enzyme in rice koji breaking down the rice starch during the fermentation process.
Details: How to enjoy this amazake: Rice koji amazake is a popular drink during New Year's in Japan, but you can drink it at any time of year to enjoy a healthy boost to your immune system. Simply pour amazake into a cup or mug, drink as it is, and enjoy the subtle sweet flavor. It's very delicious when you drink it cold, but you can also warm it up just like sake. Warm rice koji amazake is quite comforting during the colder months. Simply microwave your desired amount in a microwave safe mug or cup with a lid. You can also add grated ginger, cinnamon, or other warming spices for extra flavor. And, when cooking, amazake can be used as a healthier alternative for sugar, mirin and soy sauce.