Japanese whisky producer Suntory is showcasing a series of cocktails based on their award-winning Yamazaki this month in London’s St James’s Hotel and Club.
Created by bar manager Zdenek Zemen the four delightful Japanese whisky based cocktails, including have been christened “Lost in Translation”, “Lychee Martini”, “Suntory Time” and “Samurai Tini”.
According to the company’s release, ingredients used cater for tastes ranging from the aromatic to the slightly bitter to the rich flavours of prunes, cherries and lychees.
“Lost in Translation” is a unique combination of Yamazaki with St Germain and lemon juice, while the “Lychee Martini” brings together Yamazaki, lichee liqueur and fresh lychee juice with a dash of Peychad’s. “Suntory Time” mixes Yamazaki with crÃ¨me de prune and a dash of Angostura and orange bitters over ice.
The final cocktail, the stunning “Samurai Tini” is a combination of Yamazaki, cherry heering, crÃ¨me de Figue and a dash of Angostura.
Cocktail lovers will need to hurry because they are only available at the St James’s during the month of November.
Yamazaki single malt whiskies are available from: Selfridges, Harvey Nicols, The Whisky Exchange, independent specialist retailers and drinkon.com.