Now running in Hitoyoshi City, Kumamoto Prefecture, is a multi-bar event showcasing cocktails that have been made with Kuma Jochu (rice). The Hitoyoshi Onsen Cocktail event will run through September 30th, 2016.
Drink tickets can be purchased at six different locations in downtown Hitoyoshi, the heartland of the Kuma Jochu appellation. Those tickets can then be used at various locations to order a rice shochu-inspired cocktail. A ticket costs ￥1,000 and is good for two cocktails.
If you happen to be in Kumamoto Prefecture, then this might be worth checking out. Be sure to send us any photos and comments that you have related to this unique event and drinks!