Awamori: Awamori (泡 盛) is an alcoholic drink specific to Okinawa, Japan. It is made from the distillation of rice, water, yeast, and Aspergillus luchuensis, a black microscopic fungus (yeast) known locally as kuro kōji (黒 麹, black kōji) or kuro kōji-kin (黒 麹 菌, yeast black).
It contains around 30% alcohol. The alcoholic degree increases with the age of the awamori.
The inhabitants of Okinawa drink it lying down with water with ice cubes, but it can also be drunk pure ...
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