After a long day at the office, there couldn't be a better way to unwind then to venture out to one of Brisbane's hottest spots and grab a cheeky drink with the gals.
Positioned on Brisbane's iconic Eagle Street Pier, Sake is Australia's best contemporary Japanese restaurant that offers a wide and dynamic range of Japanese cuisine and divine cocktails.
It isn't always easy finding a concoction that will ignite and delight your tastebuds. Often the hunt means discovering what you aren't fond of before finding what you love.
But fear not, as here at Fashion Weekly we recently visited Sake Restaurant and tried a few game changers that will have you thirsting for more!
45ml Suntory Kakubin Whisky
20ml Honey Umeshu
Free Bros Orange Bitters
Garnish: umeshu plum & twist of orange
Method: Stir Whisky, Umeshu and Orange bitters over ice. Double strain over 1gram sphere of ice then garnish with a plum and orange twist.
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30ml Tanqueray Gin
20ml Yuzu Sake
10ml Noily Prat
15ml Vanilla Syrup
6 large fresh basil leaves
Garnish: small basil leaf
Method: Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Double strain and then garnish with a small floating basil leaf.
90ml Yuzu Sake
15ml Choya Kokuto Umeshu
15ml Yuzu Juice
15ml Egg Whites
Garnish: lemon twist, banana leaf grass, yama momo berry
Method: Dry shake yuzu sake, choyo kokuto Umenshu, yuzu juice, gomme and egg white. Re-shake with ice, double strain into rock glass over a few ice cubes. Garnish with lemon twist, banana leaf grass, yama momo berry.
So this autumn, why not experience all that Sake has to offer and see which cocktail flavour will inspire and ignite your senses.
Words: Isla Perrett
Photography: Emotive Light Photo