Choya Plum wine"original" 750ml
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In Japan, we have a liquor called “White Liquor” (ホワイトリカー), whichwe use for making plum wine or fruit wine. If you can’t find it, don’t sweat it and use shochu or vodka.
Takemura, Shigeki & Yoshimasu, Kouichi & Mure, Kanae & Fukumoto, Jin & Nishio, Nobuhiro & Kitano, Naomi & Kishida, Kunihiro & Yano, Fumiko & Mitani, Takahiko & Takeshita, Tatsuya & Miyashita, Kazuhisa. “Are Umezu polyphenols in the Japanese plum (Prunus Mume) protective against mild hypertension and oxidation? Evidence from a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial.” Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2013. It probably shouldn’t surprise you that beverage juggernaut Suntory makes umeshu. This Japanese producer, famous for their spirits, brings things full circle by lending their art to the traditional Japanese drink of umeshu. Their 17% ABV Yamazaki Distillery Reserve Suntory Umeshu adds vanilla notes to the complex fruit of their umeshu by way of whisky barrel aging. Fu-Ki You might believe the flowering trees to be cherry blossoms but it is actually the plum blossom that graces the landscape beginning in mid-February, giving new hope and life after a long winter. Although they might look alike, the plum blossom is very different from the popular sakura in petal count, colors and fragrance. Also, the trees produces one of their most loved specialty foods—ume (梅)—the key ingredient of umeshu.Quality of plums: Look for plum wines made from high-quality plums, as they will contribute to the overall flavor and aroma. Research reputable brands or seek recommendations from trusted sources. Drinking moderate amounts of wine can bring a ton of health benefits. That’s also the case with Umeshu. Umeshu is known to provide relief from exhaustion and constipation. It contains plenty of calcium and minerals. Umeshu prevents diarrhea and is very stimulative for your appetite. So you get a bit tipsy and healthier, all in one. #3 Markets sell two types of Umeshu The wine is an offering from a well-known Japanese company, the Godo Sushei company ltd. They have been making Umeshu since 1924. The word Fu-ki literally translates to rich and noble, which describes the experience of the wine.
You can get 3 kinds of Umeshu which will cost 1200 Yen. If you are not sure what Umeshu to try or select, you can speak to the wait staff and they will recommend something for you. Plus, you get really good food here.In a few weeks, we’ll be seeing our friends steep fresh, unripe Japanese plum (or is it apricot?) in liquor in big glass jars that will sit for six months or longer to convert into umeshu; but for those of us who don’t have access to ume, we can enjoy premium umeshu by three wonderful sake breweries through the Plum Sake Set. Plum Sake Set All three plum sake are distinct. Notice the differences in color and viscosity. | Photo by @thesakemom. Not only that, you can make your Umeshu at your home, but you can also offer it to your restaurant or bar. However, there are certain limits to how much of Umeshu you can offer and sell at your restaurant or bar. But if it just for you and your purposes only, then you can make as much as you like. Conclusion