15th of Every Month Is Strawberry Day!
Japanese strawberries are considered as one of the most delicious strawberries in the world. Indeed, Japanese strawberries are known for its huge size, sweetness, and juiciness. In season from December to early May, Japanese strawberries apparently are everyone’s favorite winter and spring fruits.
According to the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, there are currently 312 varieties of strawberries in Japan! And there is no surprise that Japan has a day to celebrate the delicious strawberries.
The 15th of every month is also designated as "Strawberry Day," derived from the Japanese wordplay "ichi" (1) "go" (5)" (strawberry). Although the details of the organization that established this day and its purpose are also unknown, it's a great occasion to try some strawberries or strawberry-flavoured things!
Miwaku Fruit Liqueur Series Miwaku no Ichigo
Miwaku fruit sake series are produced by Aichi based Maruishi Jozo, an award winning brewery with more than 330 years of sake brewing experience. The base is junmai-shu so you can also expect a high-quality taste of sake. Made from carefully selected fruits, mainly from Aichi Prefecture, so that you can fully enjoy the aroma and taste of the fruits as they are. The low alcohol percentage of just 7% is attractive even to those who don’t normally like alcohol and it is perfect for making cocktails!
Miwaku no Ichigo is made with juicy and sweet strawberries, a flavour which is hard to resist! It has strawberry jam-like texture and fruity flavor. The sweetness of the strawberries is gently enveloped by the sake, and the crushed strawberry seeds are an added attraction!