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Nankai Gold Shochu 750mL

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Japanese Whisky & Spirits
An exceptional blend of the finest expressions of matured and cask-aged kokuto, or “black sugar,” shochu from our distillery on Amami Island, Japan.

Elegantly smooth and drinkable, Nankai Gold offers remarkable layers of fruit, floral, and malty aromas with gentle notes of raisins, chocolates and honey.

Enjoy this rare and exquisite spirit neat or on the rocks.

86 Proof (43% ABV) 

 Our Story
Paul and Mai Nakayama went on their honeymoon in the spring of 2015 to Amami, Japan to visit her parents’ hometown. While at a local bar, Paul and Mai were introduced to a vacuum-distilled craft spirit. It was a black sugar shochu that was so easy to drink and so delicious that they enjoyed quite a bit of it. The next day they took a 12-hour boat ride to visit the distillery and learn more about their new favorite spirit.

On the plane back to Los Angeles, Paul and Mai couldn’t stop thinking about their honeymoon shochu and how much their friends in California would love it, too.

This was the beginning of Nankai Shochu and our mission to share shochu with friends old and new.


remarkable layers of fruit, floral, and malty aromas with gentle notes of raisins, chocolates and honey.

Master Award at ASM 2021
Nankai Gold took home the top prize for the shochu category and won the rare and coveted Master Medal.


Amami Sazerac
The Amami Sazerac replaces cognac or rye whiskey with Nankai Gold Kokuto Shochu for a well balanced and aromatic cocktail. Herbal notes perfectly married with the tropical fruit and spice notes of Nankai Gold.

Ingredients
2 oz Nankai Gold
0.25 oz Absinthe or Herbsainte
1 cube Sugar
0.25 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
2-3 dashed Aromatic Bitters Peychaud or Angostura
1 piece Lemon Peel for garnish
Instructions
Add ice to first glass. Let chill.
Add sugar cube, lemon juice, and bitters to second glass. Muddle.
1 cube Sugar,0.25 oz Fresh Lemon Juice,2-3 dashed Aromatic Bitters
Add Nankai Gold and ice to second glass. Stir to chill.
2 oz Nankai Gold
Throw away ice from first glass. Wash glass with absinthe.
0.25 oz Absinthe or Herbsainte
Add large ice cube to first glass.
Strain second glass contents into first glass.
Express lemon peel over first glass and serve.
1 piece Lemon Peel
Notes
Note: If you want an easier method, you can skip the 2-glass approach to making a Sazerac and instead just add the absinthe to step 3, mixing all the ingredients together after muddling.
Nutrition
Serving: 2.5oz | Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sugar: 4g

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