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Mixing it up

Sake’s various aromas and flavors blend well with fruit juices as well as liqueurs. In fact sake has given birth to a host of delightful sake cocktails.

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■Samurai rock

45 ml sake, 15 ml lime juice
Pour sake and lime juice into a rocks glass filled with ice.

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■Sake slush

60 ml sake, crushed ice
Pour sake into a champagne flute filled with crushed ice.

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■Sake highball

60 ml sake, 60 ml club soda
Fill an 8-10 oz tumbler with ice, add sake, then top off with soda.

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■Nigorizake Milkshake

60 ml nigorizake、60 ml milk
Pour milk into a rocks glass filled with ice and sake then stir slowly.

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■Green Iced Tea

60 ml sake, 60 ml green tea
Pour green tea into a rocks glass filled with ice and sake then stir slowly.

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■Sake cassis

60 ml sake, 5 ml crème de cassis
Pour crème de cassis into a wine glass filled with ice and sake then stir slowly.