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Rosehip Nankai Shochu
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5 from 14 votes

Nankai Rosehip Cocktail

A wonderfully balanced cocktail using rosehip-infused Nankai Shochu, Cocchi Americano, Lemon and Simple Syrup. Nankai is perfect for infusions and rosehips combined with black sugar shochu is reminiscent of a Japanese umeshu wine.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: cocchi americano, lemon, nankai shochu, rosehip, simple syrup
Servings: 4
Calories: 165kcal


  • 8 oz Nankai Shochu
  • 1 tea bag Rosehip Tea Usually has hibiscus as part of blend
  • 4 oz Cocchi Americano
  • 2 oz Lemon Juice Fresh squeezed
  • 2 oz Simple Syrup (1:1 ratio)


  • To prep the infusion, steep rosehip tea in Nankai Shochu for 30 minutes, or until the color becomes a ruby red.
  • Combine rosehip-infused Nankai Shochu, Cocchi Americano, lemon, and simple syrup in a mixing glass.
  • Add ice and stir well to chill.
  • Strain into coupe glasses and serve.


Divide ingredient volume by 4 for a single serving.


Serving: 4.5oz | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.8g | Sugar: 7.2g