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Nankai Shochu Ume-Infused Cocktail
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Umezou (梅蔵) Nankai Umeshu Cocktail

Ume Plum-infused Nankai Shochu combined with Nankai Gold and soda water for a decadent plum wine highball.
Prep Time90 d
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time90 d 3 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: highball, nankai gold, nankai shochu, plum wine, shochu, Shochu cocktail, soda water, ume, umeshu
Servings: 1
Calories: 117kcal


  • 2L Jar with Cover


Nankai Plum Wine (Ume Plum-Infused Nankai Shochu)

  • 750 ml Nankai Shochu
  • 16 oz Ume Plums
  • 8 oz Rock Sugar Can also use black sugar

Umezou Cocktail

  • 1 oz Nankai Plum Wine
  • 1 oz Nankai Gold
  • 4 oz Soda Water
  • 1 Lemon Peel For Garnish


Nankai Plum Wine (Ume Infusion)

  • In large jar, alternate layers of plum and rock sugar.
  • Add Nankai Shochu into jar until an inch above plums.
  • Store at least 3-6 months (preferably longer) in a cool, dark place.

Umezou Cocktail

  • Combine Umeshu, Nankai Gold, and ice in a glass.
  • Gently add soda water and stir.
  • Garnish with peel and serve.


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.8g | Sugar: 6.8g