How do you drink yuzu umeshu?

For the purest drinking experience, chilled umeshu can be enjoyed straight up so that the flavors are not diluted by melting ice. The most common way to drink umeshu is on the rocks. The ice may be larger rocks or crushed, for an even more refreshing version.

What is yuzu umeshu?

Produced entirely with fruit from the Kishu region, the Yuzu-a citrus fruit blends with fully ripened Nanko Ume-plum creating an explosive burst of pure Japanese fruit flavors. This umeshu has a mellow taste and refreshes with the tanginess of yuzu. Also, rich in citric acid and vitamin C.

What kind of alcohol is umeshu?

Plum Wine
Plum Wine or Umeshu is a Japanese liqueur made by steeping fresh Japanese plum (ume) in shochu/white liquor and sugar. The sweet and sour flavors with fruity aroma is very appealing and you can make many kinds of drinks with it!

Is ume an alcoholic?

Umeshu (梅酒) is a Japanese liqueur made by steeping ume plums (while still unripe and green) in liquor (焼酎, shōchū) and sugar. It has a sweet, sour taste, and an alcohol content of 10–15%.

Does CHOYA need to be refrigerated?

Just like vodka or whisky. If it is 100% pure Umeshu, you can keep it in a shelf either before or after opened. If it is a plum wine (mixed Umeshu and white wine or Umeshu made from Nihonshu or other white wine.), you need to keep it in a refrigerator after opened.

Is CHOYA alcoholic?

CHOYA is known for producing the finest Umeshu(ume liqueur) in the world. Please enjoy the true and authentic taste of modern Japan. Beautifully balanced sweet & tart taste of the ume fruit with notes of almond from the ume pit. Alcohol: 15% alc./vol.

What is yuzu highball?

Kizakura Yuzu Highball is new series of Japanese R.T.D (ready to drink) Sake Cocktail. Yuzu is a kind of Japanese citrus cross between lemon, lime & orange. Often Yuzu is used for Japanese cuisine as a spice. Yuzu highball is made from Yuzu infused in Kizakura semi dry sake and carbonated to give extra refreshment.

How strong is Choya?

Choya Umeshu Japanese Plum Wine with Plums / 750 mL Umeshu is made by soaking unripe ume plums in sugar and shochu (Japanese clear distilled spirit) which has an alcohol content of about 35%.

Is umeshu good for health?

Umeshu is Good for Your Health! As ume are rich in citric acid and other antioxidants, they are said to help people recover from fatigue and prevent damage to the body from oxidation. The plums in umeshu are also thought to help with various gastrointestinal issues including constipation and diarrhea.

Can you eat the ume in Choya?

5. The Plums Floating in Umeshu Can be Eaten, Too! Although fresh ume plums are fairly bitter and unpleasant to eat plain, once they have been soaking in alcohol and sugar for 6 months to a year, they become quite soft and delicious to eat, infused with sweet alchol.

Does Choya go bad?

According to CHOYA manufacturer, it will not easily spoil even you have keep for many years in a cool temp. However the taste will be a little different.

Is Choya alcoholic?

NB: Don’t go overboard just because it is heavenly (15% alcohol content).