TheDrinkShop.com Logo

Akashi Tai - Shiraume Ginju Umeshu

Japanese Plum Liqueur

50cl Bottle £19.03
In Stock


Trade pricing and quantity discounts available.
Apply

Country of Origin

Japan

Key Information

Other Information

  • ABV15%

Conventional umeshu, or plum liqueur, is made by preserving Japanese ume plums in distilled spirits.

However, Shiraume is a luxurious plum liqueur made by preserving plums in the finest of Japanese sakes - premium ginjo sake made from Yamada Nishiki rice.

In Shiraume, the mild flavour of brewed sake nurtured to perfection blends harmoniously with the fruity flavour of ume plums. No sharp tang of alcohol mars the finish to the palate, as sometimes happens with conventional plum liqueurs.

Since ancient times and even in Japan today, plum liqueur has long been considered a therapeutic drink.

Shiraume can be enjoyed in many ways - it is equally pleasant on ice or blended with either cold or hot water.

1 Comment

K White 2011-03-14 13:41:06

Delicious, so many tastes starting with a slightly sour plum and a spectrum of delightful tastes ensue. I\'d say there are over a dozen flavour changes in this kaleidoscopic sensual overload of a drink. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Newsletter

Don't miss the news.
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Tag Cloud

Elliot Doyle 33CankStreet Sam Baxendale Sankey's Seafood Kitchen and Bar Andy Turner Mayfield Steven Young Rum Holly Law Edinburgh Black Fire Coffee Liqueur Dishoom Valentine's Pilla Brothers Coffee Rob Squire craft beer Video Blended Malt Steel Bonnets The Spirit Business Gin Masters Luke Bensley Josh Beazeley Chester Antonio Palmarini Jack Mitchell Shot Select Aperitivo Jefferson Marella Double Dutch The Milk Bar Lockdown Cocktails Whisky Birmingham Lexa Ulijaszek Funkin Arcane Matt Hurst Armagnac Marquis de Montesquiou Alibi Award Dark n Stormy Pussers Rachel Orange The Lakes Distillery cocktails The Bitter Truth RinQuinQuin Spritz Isaac Jones St David's Day Batanga Tequila Kyle Atkinson Sherry Ron Coclon Mecanica Jerez Josh Ambrose Hofmeister Mixologist Dave Marsland John Russell Calvados Jindea Prosecco Aviation The Pickled Olive Old Tom Toddy Erin Davies Xander Driver Sam Vesey Hannah Sharp Chris Churchman Distll No9 Joe Lynn Le Verger Elliot Shenton Bounty Rum Panos Dimou Goslings Rum Reading Treacle Bar and Kitchen Callooh Callay The Smugglers Cove One Percent Forest Gin Daffy's Herno Gin Samantha Cox St Patrick's Day Christmas Goslings Little Mixers Cai Anderson Pedrino Atlantic Bar and Brasserie Hygge KIN Venice Halloween Lanique Covid-19 Pere Magloire Estonia Cocktails Liverpool Sacred Spirits 40th Anniversary Wine Woolton Adam Day Trailer Happiness Robert Burns Denmark Mr Black Manchester Timmy Falzon Hoxton Italy Petrus London IO Premium Liqueur Spry Native Viru Japan Herno Will Edmondson Andy Graham Byrrh Andrew Miller Joe Wilkins Sommelier Fling Bar Services Dom Dutch