Barley & Plum
Ni-Kai-Do Premium Barley Shochu, Kiuchi Hitachino Nest Umeshu, Boker's Bitters, Fee's Plum Bitters, Jasmine Flower Water, Orange Peel
Light as an autumn leaf buoying on the wind, this smooth, stirred cocktail weds the softest and loveliest notes of barley and plum.
Shinobu Blended Whisky, Gonzalez Byass Red Sherry Vermouth, Luxardo Maraschino, Bittercube Trinity Bitters, Rose Blossom Water, Orange Peel
A bold Japanese riff on the Manhattan. Shinobu's malty whisky (finished in mizunara oak!) intersects with a sherry based vermouth.
Strathcona Spirits Badland Seaberry Gin, Hakutsuru Awayuki Sparkling Sake, Muddled Shiso, Lemon, Simple, Vegan Egg White, Fee's Peach Bitters
A diptych with Ponyo. Gin and sake are best friends. This riff on a classic gin fizz marries minty shiso with nutty sparkling sake and our fierce local gin.
Maraska Williams Pear Brandy (Rakija), Roku Gin, Momokawa Pearl Nigori Sake, Muddled cucumber, Wasabi, Lemon, Agave
A diptych with Moving Castle. A lighter Japanese gin cut with pear brandy, shaken with a heavier creamy unfiltered sake, freshened up by cucumber.
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea
Sencha infused Strathcona Spirits Single Grain Vodka, DOM Benedictine, Baekse-ju (ginseng aromatized rice wine), Cream, Lemon Peel
This shaken cream tea cocktail secrets dozens of terrestrial plants into your cup from across the globe while tasting Japanese. Mishima would hate it.
Amplified Japanese Cocktail
Suntory Whisky Toki, Maxime Trijol Grand Classic VS Cognac, Riley Maggs' Sunflower Orgeat, Boker's Bitters, Lemon Peel
From Jerry Thomas's 1862 guide, created in NYC for a Japanese diplomat's translator. Improved with Toki whisky and Riley Magg's sunflower orgeat.
Shōjō's Whisky Sour
Nirasaki Blended Whisky, Homare Strawberry Nigori Sake, Ginger-Honey Syrup, Lemon, Egg White, Angostura (can be made vegan)
Our Japanese riff uses Nirasaki whisky instead of bourbon, gingered honey instead of sugar, and a float of Strawberry Nigori in place of the cherry.
Shōjō's Old Fashioned
Mars Iwai Blended Whisky, Houjicha Honey, Boker's Bitters, Angostura, Grapefruit Peel
A new sun rises on the timeless Old Fashioned, made maltier by Japanese whisky, tannic by our houjicha infused honey, and rarified by Boker's bitters.
Shōjō's Sure Shot
AizuHomare Shochu 25 infused with Whisky Cask Wood Smoked Black Tea & Coconut Sugar
Hitachino Nest Lager
Hitachino Nest White Ale
Baird Rising Sun Pale Ale
Hitachino Nest Red Rice
Hitachino Nest Amber Ale
Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
Hitachino Nest Dai-Dai IPA
Hitachino Nest Classic IPA
Hitachino Nest Real Ginger Ale
Hitachino Nest Apple Cidre
Fukano 2018 Edition Japanese Whisky
100% malted rice, clay pot fermented, pot distilled, aged in french oak and finished in ex-sherry cask. Only 5,055 bottles made.
Fuyu Japanese Whisky
Sweet to the nose with notes of honey and sandlewood but dry to the palate with notes of orchard fruit. Great as a highball.
Hibiki Japanese Harmony
A floral blend of Yamazaki and Hakushu single malts aged in american oak, japanese oak (mizunara), and ex-sherry casks.
Junenmyo Red Label
For the peated scotch drinker, this whisky exudes a well integrated smoke alongside apple skin and bright lemon peel notes.
Juenmyo Half Decade
For fans of Ardbeg, this less oaken but heavily peated seaside aged Japanese Whisy is briny and wild. Non-chill filtered.
Kujira Japanese Whisky 8 Year Old
Aromas of piña colada, banana peel, and butterscotch. Notes of grape must, brazil nut, eucalyptus, and white peppercorn.
Kura The Whisky - Pure Malt
On the nose, hints of of moss, creamy lemon, and soft malt. Exudes brown sugar, earthy toasted oak, and lime marmalade.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition
A soft layering of sherry, bourbon, and wine casks with delicate hints of peat and notes of maltesers, cherry, and pear.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Whisky
A bourbon-like blend of corn and malt barley aged in ex-bourbon. Gentle notes of quince with herbaceous and floral nuances.
Nikka Coffey Grain
Japan’s answer to bourbon, this whisky is distilled in Nikka’s antique Coffey stills, an early continuous still. Like corn biscuits.
Nikka Coffey Malt
Nikka’s single malt made lighter and more delicate by distillation on their antique coffey stills. Notes of citrus and baking spices.
Nikka 12 Year Old Premium Blended
A rare bottle to find outside Japan, a blend of coffey, yoichi, and miyagikyo whiskies. Notes of pear and light fragrant smoke.
Nikka From The Barrel
Malt from the Yoichi distillery and grain from the Miyagikyo distillery, blended, then reintroduced to a first-fill bourbon cask.
Nikka Super Rare Old
Nikka’s most popular dram since it’s release in 1962, the Super Rare Old shows dainty notes of honey and banana.
Nirasaki Blended Japanese Whisky
Mellow, silky, and smooth introducton to blended Japanese whisky, Nirasaki’s a great option for a refreshing Japanese highball.
Ohishi Japanese Whisky Brandy Cask
This unique gem is distilled from rice and aged in ex-brandy casks. Startling fruitiness: pear, green apple, and elderflower notes.
Ohishi Japanese Whisky Sherry Cask
The same rice distillate made unique by aging in ex-sherry casks, lending a much nuttier and dried fruit profile. Dare to compare!
Shinobu Japanese Blended Whisky
On the nose, sesame, koji, miso, dragonfruit, toasted coconut. Notes of sweet corn, fennel, and flamed orange peel.
Shinobu Pure Malt Whisky Mizunara
Aromas of genmaicha, plum, sunflower seed. Notes of brandied cherry and salted caramel. Finished in japanese mizunara oak.
Toki eminates green apple, pink grapefruit, bitter herbs, toasted almonds, and lingering oak vanillins. It makes a mean highball.
Yamazakura Fine Blended Whisky
Hints of white flower, vanilla bean, and browned butter flowing into a comforting palate of toasted marshmallow and sarsaparilla.
Yamazakura Pure Malt Whisky
Black forest cake, toasted oats, and cherry on the nose. Smooth mocha notes followed by white peach and spearmint. Worth it.
Available neat, on ice, twice up (1:1 chilled still water), mizuwari (2:1 chilled still water), or as a Japanese highball (4:1 soda to whisky).
$10 | $45
Zanotto Frottola Prosecco Col Fondo 2018 Glera. Marca Trevigiana IGT, Italy
Fermented in bottle ‘col fondo’, the original method used to make Prosecco before 1895. Funkier, unfiltered, intensely delicious.
$9 | $40
Chateau de L’Oiselinière Muscadet Sur Lie 2018 Melon de Bourgogne. Muscadet Sèvre et Maine AOP, France
Fresh green apple, citrus, and mineral characteristics. Rested on the lees, adding a pleasant roundness. Ideal seafood wine.
$12 | $50
La Galoche Beaujolais Blanc 2018 Chardonnay. Beaujolais, France
Fermented with native yeasts, aged in concrete 6 mo’s on the lees. Stone fruit aromas nuanced by biscuit, nutty, and spice notes.
$12 | $50
Adrien Vacher Pinot Noir 2016 Pinot Noir. Vin de Savoie AOC, France
Extremely food friendly light bodied red with bright acidity, a nose full of strawberry and raspberry jam, and a brambly vernal palate.
$9 | $40
Cellar Masroig Solà Fred Carignan 2018 Carignan. Montsant DO, Spain
Unoaked and juicy red with a rich acidity. Tobacco, baking spices, and ripe red fruit compliment this wine’s earthy liveliness.
Aizuhomare Honzojo Premium Dry Sake
Honjozo sake from famed mountain brewery, Homare, boasting notes of banana, brown sugar, and walnuts. 70% polished.
Brewmasters Choice Honjozo Premium Sake
Japan’s 5th oldest producer, Brewmaster’s Choice is great chilled with notes of banana bread, rye, and toasted oats. 65% polished.
Okunomatsu Adatara Ginjo Sake
2018’S IWC’s champion sake, this bright ginjo has notes of yuzu, peach, and pear. A great entry for wine lovers. Perfect with seafood. 60% polished.
Fukucho Seaside Junmai
Perfect with seafood, this experimental junmai sake is brewed with shiro-koji resulting in lemony notes alongside taro and cantaloupe pops. 70% polished.
Dai Shichi Kimoto Classic Junmai Sake
Fermented with wild yeast, this creamy full-bodied and extremely fragrant sake can be paired with rich foods. 69% polished.
Kaiun Legacy Junmai Ginjo
Refreshing, clean, dry. Creamy body with bright acidity. Made from Homare Fuji rice grown near the brewery, only one tank per season. 55% polished.
Aizuhomare Junmai Daiginjo Kiwami
A deeply complex sake bursting with mango, peach, and pineapple notes with a creamy palate and a licorice and strawberry nose. 50% polished.
Gold Omachi Junmai Daiginjo Sake
This ultra-premium Omachi saké balances rich and dry with hints of caramel, pineapple, and a slate minerality, finishing crisp and clean. 48% polished.
Fukucho Junmai Daiginjo Hattanso 50
Floral nose with hints of hazenut. Reminiscent of the milk after fruit loops! Perfect with beef. One of only 20 female brewmasters in Japan. 50% polished.
Okunomatsu Junmai Daiginjo Sparkling
This crisp high end sparkling dai-ginjo sake is an elegant bubbly that begs popping on a special occassion. Serves three. 50% polished.
Hakutsuru Awayuki Sparkling Sake
A rustic sparkling sake with notes of hazelnut and honeycomb, a light sweetness, and a gentle sparkle. Low proof - 5.5%.
Momokawa Pearl Nigori Junmai Ginjo Genshu
Creamy unfiltered sake enveloped with melon, banana, and coconut notes, finishing with a gentle sweetness. Pairs with spicy dishes. 60% polished.
Takasago Umeshu (Plum) Junmai Dessert Sake
Junmai sake aged a year soaking ripe plums then finished with fresh new-harvest plums. Balanced tartness with a bold complex sweetness.
Homare Strawberry Nigori
Unfiltered creamy nigori sake with a juicy strawberry nectar and a comforting sweetness. An irresistable liquid dessert!
Houjicha Panna Cotta
Houjicha is an earthy, roasted green tea that has a balanced bitter-sweet flavour with a hint of smoke. Low caffeine. VG | GF
Coconut Red Bean Panna Cotta
Red bean and coconut are a match made in heaven. Light and refreshing. V | GF