Do you know if the Surging Eel drink from Japan is being distributed in the U.S.?
If so, can you tell me how to find some in Atlanta, GA? Thanks.
-- Sandra TaylorDear Sandra:
I'm told the drink is for domestic sale only, and probably will be a seasonal offering -- eel-eating season. However, you can always try contacting the manufacturer directly here to see if it is possible to order shipment. Another possibility is to inquire at a local Japanese restaurant which may have supply lines not available to the general public.
Incidentally, another eel-related drink I've come across that us aimed at a Japanese market always looking for a way to beat the summer heat is a black beer called "Suitable for Unagi." It's from the Miyashita Sake Brewery and has been formulated specifically to complement traditional grilled eel and its sticky sauces.
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