Expert Japanese Sake Sangria

by | Jun 22, 2022 | Soups & Salads | 0 comments

I was looking for a creative twist on sangria when I stumbled across Japanese sake. I’d always loved the way it paired so perfectly with sushi, and thought it would be a great addition to a fruit-filled sangria. And so I set out to create a Japanese Sake Sangria that would be the perfect addition to an evening with friends.

I started by gathering my favorite fruits – limes, oranges and strawberries – and squeezing some of the citrus into the pitcher. Then I added a bottle of Japanese sake and a bit of sugar to sweeten it up. I stirred it all together with a wooden spoon, and added some extra strawberries and limes to garnish the pitcher.

When I served it to my family, I was thrilled with the reaction. Everyone loved the flavor of the Japanese sake sangria – it was sweet and tart, and the sake added a unique depth of flavor. My daughter said it reminded her of a summer day spent on the beach, and my husband said it was the perfect accompaniment to our dinner. I knew I’d hit upon something special.

If you’re looking for a unique twist on sangria, this Japanese sake sangria is a great option. With the sweet and tart flavors of citrus and the unique depth of flavor from the sake, it’s sure to be a hit with your friends and family. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Tip: You can also use other fruits, such as apples and pears, in place of the limes, oranges and strawberries. For an extra kick, add a splash of vodka or brandy.

Variations: For a non-alcoholic version, omit the sake and add sparkling water or ginger ale.

A large pitcher of Japanese sake sangria surrounded by limes, oranges and strawberries.

Expert Japanese Sake Sangria

Discover a unique twist on sangria with this expert Japanese sake sangria recipe! #sake #sangria #Japanese
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 8


  • Large pitcher, citrus juicer, wooden spoon


  • 1 bottle Japanese sake
  • 3 limes, sliced
  • 2 oranges, sliced
  • 2 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 0.25 cup sugar


  • In a large pitcher, combine the Japanese sake, sliced limes, oranges and strawberries.
  • Add the sugar and stir until combined.
  • Serve over ice and garnish with extra fruit, if desired.


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