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Karuizawa Martini Recipe

Photo Drink Japanese Karuizawa Martini Recipe

A fruity Japanese cocktail with raspberries and lichees.

1 serving

4 fresh raspberries, cleaned and rinsed
2 whole lichees
1/4 oz. umeshu
2-1/2 oz. mugi jochu
Fresh rosemary for garnish


Step 1: Muddle raspberries and lichees with umeshu.

Step 2: Add shochu and mix with ice. Strain the mixture through a tea strainer into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with rosemary.

Reprinted with permission from Yuri Kato's Japanese Cocktails (2010 Chronicle Books).

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