Traditional Japanese style. Mirin is sweetened rice wine that is an essential ingredient in Japanese cooking. Sushi Chef Mirin is of the highest quality. It is made in the traditional method of careful brewing and aging, which results in a warm, richly flavored cooking sauce. Mirin is used in marinades and dipping sauces, and in such popular dishes as teriyaki, sukiyaki, and tempura. Sushi Chef mirin is gluten free. Alcohol 8% by volume.