A luxurious take on the Espresso Martini.
Kenta Goto’s straightforward shochu highball is garnished with pickled ginger for visual interest.
A Martini variation inspired by time spent under the sakura for hanami (flower viewing).”
This tart and spicy mule incorporates beni shoga, a Japanese ginger pickle.
A tropical cocktail built on shochu from the Kagoshima Prefecture.
Takuma Watanabe's shochu-based Gimlet variation focuses on yuzu two ways.
Nikola Nikoletić's frothy sour features Japanese persimmon and yuzu kosho rock candy syrup.
A lightly smoky, herbaceous riff on the classic Tipperary cocktail.
A pre-Prohibition Irish whiskey cocktail with dry vermouth and Bénédictine which drinks like a modified Old-Fashioned.
An unorthodox recipe that stirs together mezcal, tequila, sweet vermouth and lemon juice.