Hoshiko Original Ume Liqueur

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alc./vol:
20%

Proof:
40°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Swing/clip-top ceramic & wire

Product of: Product of Japan Japan


In 1979 Danny Aikawa, a veteran Japanese bartender, sought to create a very special traditional Ume Liqueur. His dream was not realised until 2005 and since, each Autumn, so he begins the process of creating that year's Hoshiko Liqueur from Japanese Ume plums, actually a type of apricot.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 10/05/2012

Appearance

(2011 bottling) Slight haze, coppery golden amber.

Aroma

Fruity, marzipan and cherry stones with fruit jelly, cinnamon and clove spice.

Taste

Sweet but with balancing tartness, cider apple, marzipan and apple pie with slight cinnamon spice.

Aftertaste

Slightly tart cider apple and rhubarb.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 4 969807 222069

More about Hoshiko Original Ume

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