In the Mood for Love, Toast Valentine's Day with Sweet and Sour Shochu Based Koishisou

In the mood for love, toast Valentine's day with Koishisou, a sweet and sour Shochu based liqueur.

I had my first taste of it while doing the rounds of Shochu producers at Experience Shochu in New York, last night.

This Shochu liqueur by Sengetsu Shozu of Hitoyoshi-City starts with an authentic Shochu base. It gets its red color from natural pigment extract from Japanese red basil (Shiso).


Koishisou means 'I'm in the mood for love' and producer suggests that its delicate red color reminds you of a girl slightly flushed in a sign of love.

No artificial colors, aromas or preservative agents are used.

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