Enjoy Ippongi ginkobai hannya tou umeshu chilled after dinner – and discover the devilish nature of this drink! Umeshu is a Japanese plum liqueur, and Ippongi make some of the best. Here, they’ve combined it with chilli pepper for an intriguing sweet, silky-smooth drink that sneaks up on you with a hot kick.
The ginkobai hannya tou umeshu has a fruity aroma, and starts with a honey-like taste in the mouth. After swallowing, you’ll feel a warmth start to build – then before you know it, your tongue will be tingling from the chilli pepper.
‘Hannya tou’ is a Japanese legend about a beautiful young woman, whose husband repeatedly cheated on her. The young woman went wild with jealousy, and eventually it consumed her – turning her into a demon. This transformation of young beauty into a wild demon is the perfect namesake for this surprising liqueur.
Ingredients: water, rice, rock sugar, plum (19.5%), rice koji, alcohol, chilli pepper.
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