Experimental mixology may be enjoying an enormous resurgence at the moment, but there's still room for a bit of elegant simplicity. Case in point: the Cherry Blossom cocktail from Suntory and Chotto Matte. Enjoy...



Suntory's recipe for a plum, cherry and whisky cocktail
  • 35ml Suntory Hibiki 12 Year Old
  • 20ml Prucia Plum Liqueur
  • 20ml sweet vermouth
  • Two drops of Cherry bitters


Serve over an ice ball and garnish with edible flowers.

Hibiki 12 is available for £37 (50cl) or £50 (70cl); suntory.comchotto-matte.com