Serve in aCoupe glass
Fresh cherry blossom (or make do with an olive if out of season)
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|2 1/2 fl oz||Junmai ginjō sake|
|1 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1/24 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
|1 pinch||Salt (optional)|
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This Reverse Martini-style drink features a floating salted cherry blossom as a garnish. This is not just for looks, the hint of saltiness it lends this delicate drink replaces the savoury note which an olive typically brings to a Martini.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Kenta Goto. This is the house Martini at his Bar Goto in New York City, USA.
Our Martini cocktail page details its evolution and other common variants.
There are approximately 150 calories in one serving of Sakura Martini.