Posts Tagged "shochu"


Shochu Negroni Cocktail Recipe Over the course of our many attempts to replicate¬†Bar Goto‘s Improved Shochu Cocktail, we gained quite an affection for bison grass vodka, barley shochu, and the soft, sweetly vegetal flavor created when the two are combined. We thought it could serve as a good base for a floral Negroni fit for a mildly warm spring day. Negroni variants are made with equal parts spirit, fortified wine, and liqueur....

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The Blossom Cocktail Recipe

The Blossom Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Mar 23, 2017

The Blossom Cocktail Recipe As we mentioned yesterday, it’s cherry blossom season here in DC. ¬†Or at least it’s supposed to be. As we sit with crossed fingers waiting to see whether or not the blossoms survived the weird combination of a very warm February and an uncharacteristically wintry March, we’re enjoying cherry blossom-inspired drinks, some at the Cherry Blossom Pop Up Pub, and some of our own design. Toward...

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Improved Shochu Cocktail Recipe On our trip to New York a couple of months ago, our favorite drink was the Improved Shochu Cocktail, at the Japanese bar Bar Goto. It was utterly lovely and entirely smooth and like nothing we’ve ever tasted before. We asked for the recipe, and received an answer we’ve never gotten before: we were told that they don’t give out recipes, but they actively encourage people to try to...

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