This sake-based cocktail by Warren Lindsay of Andaz Tokyo is inspired by beautiful cherry blossoms.
- 1 3/4 ounces Hakkaisan sake
- 1/2 ounce sakura liqueur
- 1 dash lemon juice
- 1/2 ounce kirsch from a jar of Griotte cherries in kirsch
- Garnish: sakura flower
- Garnish: Griotte cherry
Add the sake, sakura liqueur, and lemon juice into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a sake glass over a large ice cube.
Float the kirsch from a jar of Griotte cherries over the top of the drink.
Garnish with a sakura flower and a griotte cherry.