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10 Japanese Alcoholic Drink Recipes


    Here are ten japanese alcoholic drink recipes.

    Japanese Alcoholic Drink Recipes

    1. Ginza Spritz

    Are you a fan of classics? Then this is your Kobe Jones take on the classic Tom Collins, Japanese style. Yuzu-infused sake is blended with Tanqueray Gin, muddled lemon, and shiso, topped off with an ounce of lemonade with ice in a double old-fashioned.

    You’ll need:

    • 15mL of Tanqueray Gin
    • 15ml Passoa passion fruit liqueur
    • 30 ml of Yuzu-infused Sake (Yuzushu)
    • 30ml of citrus syrup (1 orange, one lemon, 30ml lime, and an ounce of grape wine, 250 grams of sugar, and a cup of water, which is boiled until it becomes a syrup)
    • Three Shiso leaves and 1/2 of a lemon muddled
    • A splash of the lemonade

    A cocktail shaker with an ice cube mix of liqueur sake, gin, syrup, shiso leaves, lemon and. Pour the mixture into a large rocks glass filled with ice. Top with the addition of a splash of lemonade.

    2. Sake Champagne Mojito

    You read right – a sake champagne mojito. Sound’s good, doesn’t it? This deliciously smooth cocktail is the perfect summer drink. And, since it’s without sulfites, it’s generally free of congeners that cause hangovers. So it’s the ideal drink to serve with a big pitcher inviting guests.

    You’ll need:

    • 1 glass of sake
    • 1 bottle of Extra Dry Champagne
    • 1 large bunch of mint leaves
    • A juice with 3-4 limes
    • Six drops of Liquid Stevia

    Mix all the mint leaves, stevia, and lime juice in a large bowl. Next, add the sake bottles and champagne. Mix with a wooden spoon, and then serve the drink over a lot of ice in mason Jars.

    3. Matcha Highball

    The aroma, rich, and flavor of matcha add a delicious sweetness to cocktails. Beware, however, that matcha powder can clump when mixed with liquids; therefore, make sure you mix it well.

    You’ll need:

    • 2 12 oz Japanese whisky (preferably Hibiki)
    • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
    • 1/2 oz honey syrup
    • 1/4 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
    • 4 oz chilled club soda

    Mix whisky, lemon juice, honey syrup, and matcha inside a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously, and break loose any matcha stuck on the sides. Pour into a chilled, highball glass that has been filled with ice. Add the club soda to the shaker, stir to wash, and add it to the glass. Stir well and garnish with lemon wheels.

    4. Tangerine Ginger Sake Sangria

    Sangria could be of Spanish/Portuguese roots, but combining these flavor combinations makes it possible to enjoy it with a Japanese twist. It’s bursting with fresh ginger, precisely what a mixed drink should be!

    You’ll need:

    • 1 bottle Nigori Sake
    • 1 cup of sugar
    • 1 cup of water
    • Half cup freshly-squeezed ginger chopped
    • 4 tangerines
    • Fresh mint 1/4 cup

    The sugar and water should be boiled in a medium-sized saucepan. Once the sugar has dissolved, take it off the cooking and stir in the chopped ginger. Let it sit for over 30 mins. Pour syrup into a glass by using a fine sieve. Take out the ginger. Refrigerate for a few hours to chill. After cooling, thinly slice three tangerines and add them to the pitcher.

    Add most of the mint in the glass and enough sake to fill. Mix the mint before adding the mixture to the pitcher together with the remainder of the sake. Next, you can add a large amount of ice. Once this makes the sangria cool and refreshing, clean the glass’s rim by slicing a slice of tangerine and wrapping the rims with sugar. Pour the sangria into glasses, and top with a slice of tangerine. Garnish with mint leaves.

    5. Asahi Red Eye

    The Red Eye Red Eye is a beer cocktail that combines beer, tomato juice, and the fresh juice of a lemon. If you’re feeling energetic, it’s possible to add vodka to the mix as well. The Bloody Mary influenced the idea; it was famous for the 1980s film Drinks.

    You’ll need:

    • Two parts Asahi beer
    • 1 portion tomato juice 1 part tomato
    • Juice from 1 lemon
    • Vodka (optional)

    In a highball glass, mix according to the instructions and then gently stir.


    6. Saketini

    An amalgamation made up of “sake” as well as “martini” and “martini,” saketini is a clever cocktail. If you’re looking to go further, you can try mixing up some cucumbers and placing them in an ice tray so that you can serve your saketini on cucumber and ice.

    You’ll need:

    • 2.5 oz dry sake
    • 1 oz vodka
    • Cucumbers (if making cucumber Ice cubes)

    Add a cocktail shaker to a glass with an ice cube, add vodka and sake, stir (not mix), and pour the drink over the ice.

    7. Shochu Melon Citrus Cocktail

    Shochu is a favorite choice for Japanese cocktails due to its earthy flavor and lower calories. Mix it in various creative ways. We love it when paired with the melon liqueur and a splash of lemon juice.

    You’ll need:

    • 3 oz shochu
    • 3 oz melon liqueur
    • Juice from one lemon

    Mix all the ingredients into a shaker and the ice, and shake it well. Pour into a glass and serve with ice.

    8. Raspberry Sake Tee Cocktail

    Who doesn’t enjoy the sweet acidic, savory, sharp taste and bitterness of sake? Its caramel-like, fruity flavor pairs perfectly with raspberries which is why this drink is a logical choice.

    You’ll need:

    • 1 1/2 1 liters of water
    • 5 tea bags with raspberry flavor
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/3 cup sake

    In a pot in a pot, bring the water to an unbeatable boil. Add tea bags, then remove the pot from the heat. Allow the tea to infuse before removing the tea bags. Mix in sugar until it is dissolved and pour into the pitcher. Set it in the refrigerator to chill before mixing in the sake. Pour the drink over ice and sprinkle with fresh raspberries to garnish.

    9. Lime Chu-Hai

    Chu-Hai is traditionally made from Shochu (distilled from barley, rice, Sweet potatoes, Buckwheat, and brown sugar) and is often available in cans at Japanese stores; it is a Japanese version of soda, vodka, lime, and.

    You’ll need:

    • 2 oz Shochu
    • 1 2 oz lime Juice Cordial or lime juice or freshly cut lime
    • Soda Water

    Pour the lime and shochu over the ice. Mix and make sure to fill the glass with soda water.

    10. Tokyo Slipper

    The perfect way to begin any meal This is Kobe Jones’ take on the classic Japanese Slipper. An enticing mixture of Midori Sake, Yuzu-infused sake, and pineapple juice. Shaken and then strained over yuzu the sorbet.

    You’ll need:

    • 30ml Midori
    • 30ml Yuzu infused Sake (Yuzushu)
    • 60ml Pineapple Juice
    • Shaken and then strained on top of Yuzu Sorbet (house-made)

    Mix all the ingredients in shakers with ice. Shake well and strain into an enormous martini glass with a scoop of Yuzu sorbet.

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