From classic blends to innovative concoctions, elevate your drinking experience with these refreshing and unique sake-infused recipes. Unleash the flavors of Japan in every sip with our expertly curated selection of sake cocktails!
Sake cocktails make a delicious drink that combines the unique flavor that sake has to offer along with your other favorite alcoholic flavors.
- Types of Sake
- 18 Sake Cocktail Recipes
- 1. Spicy Mango Sake Rum Cocktail
- 2. Sake Mojito
- 3. Sake Sangria
- 4. Easy Sake Cocktail
- 5. Grapefruit Honey Sake Cocktail
- 6. Cucumber Saketini
- 7. Watermelon Sake Punch
- 8. Cherry Sake Cocktails
- 9. Pineapple Sake Sangria
- 10. Elderberry Sake Cocktail
- 11. Sake Sangria
- 12. Sake Fizz Cocktail
- 13. Sake East Side Cocktail
- 14. Plum Wine Sake Sangria
- 15. Violet Sake
- 16. Tokyo Mule
- 17. Easy Sake Cocktails
- 18. Sake Raspberry Tonic
- The Goods
Sake is a rice wine that brings a lot of extra flavors to a drink. It pairs well with any spirit really which is why it’s such a popular infusion to many cocktails.
These delicious sake cocktails are perfect for any occasion. Enjoy them during happy hour, when you’re relaxing at home with friends and family, or during the holidays.
Types of Sake
When delving into the world of sake, it’s important to grasp the various types available. Sake is categorized into different types, including Junmai, Ginjo, Daiginjo, Honjozo, and Futsu, each with its unique brewing methods and qualities. Nigori sake for instance, is an unfiltered sake with a cloudy appearance.
In addition to the traditional classifications, there are also premium sake types such as daiginjo, known for its exceptionally refined taste, lightness, and fruity notes when served cold. These premium varieties offer an elevated sake experience, often favored for special occasions or to savor the nuanced flavors of high-quality sake.
18 Sake Cocktail Recipes
With hints of sweet, sour, and spicy tastes, this tropical spicy mango cocktail is made with Sake and Kaua’s rum. It’s perfect for enjoying a warm evening.
2. Sake Mojito
Refreshing and easy to make, this sake mojito has a splash of lime and crushed mint so that you can enjoy a nice drink in the backyard. Garnish with a fresh mint leaf and enjoy!
3. Sake Sangria
Made with lots of fresh fruit, friends and family will enjoy this sangria. This is a sip-slowly kind of drink that you can enjoy all day long.
Great for entertaining, this sake cocktail is perfect for when you need a flavorful drink to serve guests.
Refreshing and easy to make, you’ll love the flavors this drink brings to the table. The grapefruit juice adds a fun summer flair. Garnish with fresh grapefruit slices.
Smooth and flavorful, this cucumber drink brings the flavors of vodka, sake, and a hint of muddled cucumber. Beats a martini any day!
Enjoy the sweet flavor of watermelon and sake with this tasty cocktail. It’s perfect for summer parties and entertaining.
There’s no better way to enjoy the weekend or to bring in spring than with this cherry sake cocktail. Take a sip and transport your senses to the cherry blossoms of Japan.
A sake-based punch that’s refreshing and easy to make, this sangria uses a jalapeno simple syrup that brings even more flavor to the table.
Combine the subtle sweet flavors in the sake with the smooth elderflower flavor and you have a tasty cocktail you can enjoy.
11. Sake Sangria
Bold and fruity, this sweet sake sangria is perfect for backyard BBQs or when you want to enjoy a nice sangria during the warm summer months.
The perfect combination of sake, vodka, and fruity flavors, this delicious fizz cocktail is fun for summer and for parties.
Cucumber, mint, gin, sake, and fresh lime juice combine to create a refreshing alcoholic beverage that’s perfect for afternoon sipping.
Made with flavored plum wine, pineapple, and sake, this flavorful drink is easy to make and delicious.
15. Violet Sake
Vibrant and tasty, this violet sake is a copycat recipe from EPCOT and will be perfect for the summer months.
16. Tokyo Mule
A fun twist on the classic mule drink, this Tokyo mule is made with sake for a delicious Japanese beverage you can enjoy at home.
Freshly squeezed lime juice, ginger, and sake come together to create a tasty cocktail that you can enjoy when entertaining friends and family.
Fresh raspberries and sake go hand in hand and this tasty sake cocktail will be a hit for the summer.
18 Sake Cocktails
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- Spicy Mango Sake Rum Cocktail
- Sake Mojito
- Sake Sangria
- Easy Sake Cocktail
- Grapefruit Honey Sake Cocktail
- Cucumber Saketini
- Watermelon Sake Punch
- Cherry Sake Cocktails
- Pineapple Sake Sangria
- Elderberry Sake Cocktail
- Sake Sangria
- Sake Fizz Cocktail
- Sake East Side Cocktail
- Plum Wine Sake Sangria
- Violet Sake
- Tokyo Mule
- Easy Sake Cocktails
- Sake Raspberry Tonic