UMESHU: what it is and how to drink it πŸ₯‚πŸΆπŸ’ž

Umeshu is a type of traditional Japanese liqueur made from UME plums: the fruits are harvested while still green, then washed, dried and left to macerate for a few months in alcohol (or sake) and cane sugar, thus preserving all the aroma of the fresh umes. Consider that Umeshu was initially consumed as a medicine to relieve sore throats: ume is rich in citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid and succinic acid... so in Japan, in addition to being enjoyed as a liqueur, it is consumed for its health benefits. Over time it has become a popular alcoholic drink due to its sweet aroma, tart plum flavor and relatively low alcohol content which makes it easy to drink. There are...

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πŸ” Burgers and... Sake! 🍢 A perfect match. πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Have you ever tried Sake 🍢 and Burger πŸ” ? This combination works very well indeed, as Sake and Hamburger share some key flavor components . 😍 And the good news is that Sake also fits perfectly with vegetarian and vegan burgers. 😜  Sake, thanks to that sense of umami, is surprisingly versatile and goes well with many Western recipes, often even better than wine or beer. Combining foods and Sake that have a lot of umami is very exciting and can lead to pleasantly unexpected discoveries: Hamburger and Sake was a revelation and a confirmation at the same time!Β  We recommend, for burgers with a richer and more succulent taste: sake like Sword of Samurai or Koikawa Beppin. Β ...

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How to open a bottle of sake

How to open a bottle of sake. If you want to impress your guests, allow us to suggest some tricks for opening and serving a bottle of Sake... you'll immediately look like a pro!

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What exactly is yuzu? What about yuzushu? Our Kodakara Yuzu has a relatively low alcohol content, excellent drinkability and can be enjoyed in many ways , not just as an aperitif! And how do you like to drink or serve yuzu?

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