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The Umeshu is a japanese liquor obtained from the maceration of the ume (plum still unripe and green) in shōchū with the addition of cane sugar crystallized. It has a sweet flavour, slightly bitter, and a content of alcohol of 18-19 degrees. The plums used for this type of liquor are among the most precious of Japan. They come mainly from Wakayama (Kishu). Among these, the Nankou Ume, plum by fleshy pulp and the bone small. The japanese restaurants serve different varieties of umeshu, also in the version cocktail. Umeshu On the Rocks (pronounced umeshu rokku), Umeshu Sour (pronounced umeshu Sawa), Umeshu Tonic (with 2 / 3 of tonic water) and Umeshu Soda (with 2/3 of sparkling water) are variants very popular of this drink. A custom fashion among the young people is to mix this liqueur with green tea (o-cha).
Plum, granulated sugar, brandy, white alcohol to the infusion, sake
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A cool, dry place away from direct light