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5 from 7 votes

Nakatomi Tower (from Josh Gates Tonight)

Nankai Shochu was featured on the Discovery Channel's Josh Gates Tonight in a fun cocktail called "the Nakatomi Tower." Including Nankai in the same sentence as "Die Hard" and Josh Gates is an honor!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: discovery channel, josh gates, nakatomi tower, nankai shochu, shochu, Shochu cocktail, yuzu
Servings: 1
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Josh Gates


  • Cocktail Shaker


  • 1.5 oz Nankai Shochu
  • 2 halves Apricots, peeled
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • oz Yuzu Juice
  • 1 oz Lemonade
  • 3 pcs Luxardo Maraschino cherries
  • 2 pcs Grapefruit


  • Muddle apricots in shaker.
  • Fill shaker with ice.
  • Add shochu, simple syrup and yuzu.
  • Shake well and strain over ice.
  • Top with lemonade.
  • Garnish with cherries and grapefruit.



Nutritional information does not include garnish.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Sugar: 21g