Saké Restaurant & Bar Celebrate World Tequila Day

It’s World Tequila Day this Sunday 24 July and to celebrate Saké Restaurant & Bar have created a number of signature cocktails especially for the day with premium Sesión Tequila that will be available across all five of their restaurants in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

The special cocktails offer a real Japanese twist on a classic tequila cocktail and an example of the growing popularity of spirit and how it can be enjoyed with cuisines other than Mexican. I thought you might be interested in running some recipes online for those who might like to try their hand at making the cocktails at home. Please see recipes for the Naw Samurai and Nichiren 1275 below and image attached and please do let me know if you need anything further.

Sesion Sake Naw Samurai

Sesión is the passion project by Jennifer Hawkins and Jake Wall that launched back in December 2015 and has since won much acclaim, with all three flavours of tequila (reposado, blanco and mocha) taking away medals from the 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the largest and most prestigious spirit awards in the world.

Naw Samurai:
30ML Sesión Blanco
15ML Mazcal
15ML Aparol
60ML Grapefruit juice
15ML Agave syrup
15ML Lime juice

Add all ingredients to a shaker and mix with ice. Pour mixed ingredients into a martini glass and garnish with an orange twist.

Nichiren 1275: named after the monk who first made note of the word edamame in 1275
30 ML Sesión Reposado
15 ML Grand Marnier
Pinch of salt & shichimi
15 ML Choya shiso umeshu
20 ML Edamame puree
15 ML Lemon juice
5 ML Yuzu juice

Add all ingredients to shaker, shake vigorously with ice and double strain into chilled coupette glass, garnish with dehydrated orange wheel and serve on board next to a hollow lime with edamame beans.

Sesion Sake Nichiren 1275

Happy Tequila Day fro Sake !

by Arrnott Olssen
Editor Rogue Homme