Recipe courtesy Bar K, Osaka


1 oz Yamazaki single malt

1 tsp sugar syrup

15 ml houjicha (a roasted Japanese green tea) or similar, chilled

1 dash orange bitters

Garnish: skewered cherry and orange slice


  1. Smoke a rocks glass with hinoki (a kind of Japanese cypress wood) or similar.
  2. Roll all ingredients over ice 7-8 times, then strain into the rocks glass, now filled with ice.
  3. Garnish with a skewered cherry and an orange slice.

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