In the full blazing heat of a Bangkok day, we could all use a sweet sip after work. Fresh and fragrant, umeshu poured over ice, or served with sparkling water, is probably one of the best summer evening aperitif. The traditional Japanese liqueur is often referred to as plum wine, but it is actually made from the tart, unripe ume. Similar to plum, ume shares the same genus as peach and apricot. Mellow in taste and fruity in flavour, the umeshu is a refreshing libation with a delightful citrus tang. Besides the classic selection umeshu from Choya, we’d recommend you trying these 6 little-known umeshu.
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