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Nankai Gold Shochu Cocktail
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5 from 16 votes

Japanese Godfather

This Japanese take on the classic Godfather cocktail resulted from a lovely conversation with Jen Ackrill where she reminisced about her former fear that customers might order this and she'd forget the recipe. She's mastered this cocktail and then some with this Nankai Gold version.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time1 min
Total Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: amaretto, Godfather, nankai gold, nankai shochu, Scotch, Shochu cocktail
Servings: 1
Calories: 333kcal
Author: Jen Ackrill


  • 1.5 oz Nankai Gold
  • 1.5 oz Johnny Walker Black
  • 1.5 oz Amaretto
  • 1 Lemon Peel
  • 1-3 dashes Angostura Bitters


  • Combine Nankai Gold, Johnny Walker Black, and Amaretto in a rocks glass.
  • Add Angostura Bitters to taste.
  • Add large ice cube and stir to chill.
  • Express lemon peel and serve.


Serving: 5oz | Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sugar: 9g