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Kyoto Sour

Kyoto Sour
Image: / Tim Nusog

Sake isn't just for sipping. Try this spicy cocktail.


  • 2 grapefruit slices
  • 2 dashes green Tabasco sauce
  • 3 ounces Gekkeikan Haiku sake
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 ounce agave nectar
  • Garnish: grapefruit slice
  • Garnish: mint sprig


  1. In a shaker, muddle the grapefruit and Tabasco.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and ice, and shake until well-chilled.

  3. Strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.

  4. Garnish with a grapefruit slice and a fresh mint sprig.