Kanpai! Saketini Recipes for Spring
In the newest issue of Travel Oregon Magazine, we introduce you to SakeOne, the world’s only American-owned sake brewery. The folks at SakeOne were kind enough to share two awesome sake cocktail, or saketini, recipes with us. Enjoy!
Infuse one 750 ml bottle of Momokawa Diamond Saké with 2 cups black raspberries. Allow to infused for at least 24 hours and then strain.
- 2 oz Black Raspberry infused Momokawa Diamond saké
- 1/2 oz fresh lemon/lime juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 2 mint leaves
- 1/2 cup ice
Muddle ice and mint leaves in shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake like you mean it. Serve in rocks glass garnished with a fresh sprig of mint.
- 1/2 cup Marionberries
- 3 oz G Joy saké
- 2 tsp caster sugar (superfine)
- 2 oz. Aranciata soda
Puree berries and strain off seeds. Add all ingredients into shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into glass and top with Aranciata. Garnish with lemon or orange zest.
About the Author: Rhiannon West Chamberlain
Rhiannon is a native Oregonian who grew up exploring the nooks and crannies of the Oregon Coast and daydreaming in Powell’s City of Books. She now lives in NE Portland with her husband and her new baby boy and looks forward to teaching him to love Oregon as much as she does. Rhiannon attended both the University of Oregon and Portland State University, where she studied Journalism and Mass Media. She claims to ‘bleed green’ and happily cheers for both the Ducks and the Vikings every chance she gets. In her free time, Rhiannon enjoys sipping Oregon Pinot, finding new restaurants, bargain hunting and trying new recipes – sometimes successfully. She has a child-like enthusiasm for trying new things and rediscovering old ones – such as skee-ball, mini golf, and big slides.