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ume plum wine cocktail
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Umeko (梅子) Nankai Plum Wine Cocktail

A beautiful low-ABV plum wine cocktail made with ume plum-infused Nankai Shochu, grenadine, lemon juice, and soda water.
Prep Time90 d
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time90 d 3 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: grenadine, homemade, lemon juice, nankai shochu, plum wine, shochu, Shochu cocktail, ume, umeshu
Servings: 1
Calories: 153kcal


  • Large 2L+ Jar with Cover


Nankai Plum Wine (Ume Plum-infused Nankai Shochu)

Umeko Cocktail

  • 2 oz Nankai Plum Wine
  • 2 oz Soda Water
  • 0.5 oz Grenadine Syrup
  • 0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Lemon Peel For Garnish
  • 1 Apple Slice For Garnish


Nankai Plum Wine

  • In a large 2L jar, alternate layers of plums and rock sugar.
  • Pour Nankai Shochu into jar until it is 1 inch above plums.
  • Store in a cool, dark place for at least 3-6 months (preferably longer).

Umeko Cocktail

  • Add plum wine, lemon and grenadine over ice in a glass.
  • Gently top with soda water.
  • Stir gently.
  • Garnish with apple slice and lemon peel. Serve.


Serving: 5oz | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Sugar: 21g