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Non-Alcoholic

1. Matcha (Green Tea made from powder tea)

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2. Genmaicha (Green tea leaves with roasted brown rice)

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3. Ryokucha (Steamed green tea)

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4. Aojiru (“green soup” made from kale)

5. Sakura Tea (Made from edible cherry blossoms)

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6. Matcha Latte (a famous modern drink made from green tea powder and milk)

7. Kombucha (seaweed kelp tea)

8. Ofukucha

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Usually served during the New Year and Setsubun (beginning of spring according to lunar calendar), Ofukucha is tea mixed with Kombu (seaweed kelp) and pickled plum.

9. Soy Milk

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10. Yakult (a very famous probiotic drink)

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Alcoholic

11. Sake

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12. Shochu

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13. Umeshu Pulm Wine

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14. Chuhai (Sochu mixed with soda – more like a Japanese cocktail)

15. Happoshu (low malt beer)

16. Amazake (traditional alcoholic drink made from fermented rice)

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17. Momoshu (Peach liquor)

18. Yuzushu (Japanese citrus liquor)

19. Japanese whiskey

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20. Awamori (Okinawa’s distilled alcohol)

 
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