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Press Mentions

Forbes magazine UME Plum Liqueur press mention

"At Mister French in New York City, this cocktail is made with Bombay Bramble gin, Ume Plum liqueur, Aperol, Oleo, egg whites, lemon, and bubbly rosé. 'This bubbly, berry cocktail gives a pink twist on the classic French 75. The drink is served as a sour with a delicate frothy foam in a tall Collins glass, and of course topped with pink sparkling rosé,' said Nick Semkiw and Elvis Rosario, Managing Partners."

The New York Times UME Plum Liqueur press mention

"The Mistakes Were Made cocktail at Manhatta...[featuring UME Plum Liqueur]"

The New York Times mentions UME Plum Liqueur being served at a fund-raiser for Green-Wood Cemetery

"At a fund-raiser for Green-Wood Cemetery...[f]ew sipping mezcal and ume plum liquor in a cocktail called 'penicillin' were aware that the bacteriologist was there, lying in repose in section 13, lot 9314."

Time Out Miami magazine UME Plum Liqueur press mention

"Beverage director Andi Cruzatti helms the retro-themed bar [the Mad Butcher], where you’ll find drinks like ... Catch Me If You Can with gin and an Ume Plum Liqueur float."

Out Magazine UME Plum Liqueur press mention

"This Pride, UME Plum Liqueur has teamed up with For The Gworls, a mutual-aid organization that provides rental and surgery assistance for trans and queer people of color. For the month of June, UME is selling a special Pride cocktail at several NYC bars and nightclubs, including The Standard High Line and East Village, Cafeteria, Skylark, Purgatory, and Zero Bond. Proceeds from the cocktail will go to For The Gworls."

Miami Herald UME Plum Liqueur press mention

"The Mad Butcher ... is all about the cocktails. Director of beverage Andi Cruzatti has put together the menu. Expect specialty drinks like Catch Me If You Can (Amass gin, simple syrup, lime, Ume Plum Liqueur Float and torched rosemary)."

Gothamist New York UME Plum Liqueur press mention

"Somewhere in Nolita serves a full cocktail program, of course--my daughter liked her What a Dandy, a mixture of Haku vodka, ume plum liqueur, a touch of lemon and a bit of pilsner--as well as beer, wine, spritzers... all the booze you could want, really."

UME Plum Liqueur UME Negroni via Osteria La Baia as featured in Chilled Magazine

"The Ume Negroni gets a Japanese twist thanks to the addition of Ume Plum Liqueur along with Gin Lane, Salers Aperitif, and grapefruit bitters."

Newsday article about the UME Plum Liqueur saketini via O Mandarin Hicksville, NY

"As [O Mandarin] learns the tastes of its clientele, the bar menu is still evolving, Brickel said. In mid-May, he added a saketini made with ume plum liquor, a sake-spiked sangria with yuzu and ginger, and a version of an old-fashioned sweetened with simple syrup the bar makes from water gathered during the kitchen’s tea-smoking of ducks."

BeautyNewsNYC article about the features of UME Plum Liqueur

"UME Plum Liqueur is not only lower in sugar and alcohol (ABV 17%) but its bottle is whimsical and elegant, its taste is divine, and its royal purple color is strikingly beautiful."

Beverage Journal article on the Tomodachi cocktail served at GG Tokyo featuring UME Plum Liqueur

"The Tomodachi utlizes UME Plum Liqueur for a “nice tartness with notes of green apple,” says Papic. “I think it works perfectly in combination with the sweet notes you get from the agave and the vanilla in the Casamigos.”

The Alcohol Professor presents Just a Touch by Marcio Ramos at New York City’s The Honey Well as a cocktail that highlighted both the colors and the light, refreshing feeling of being in love

"Marcio Ramos, mixologist at New York City’s The Honey Well, wanted to create a cocktail that highlighted both the colors and the light, refreshing feeling of being in love. Says Raymos, 'The UME Plum Liqueur pairs perfectly with the robust classic flavors of Sipsmith Gin...I added the Angostura Bitters to balance it all making this combination of ingredients memorable.'"

World Red Eye describes Peach Room hosting a party at Basement Miami on Valentine's Day where they served cocktails with UME Plum Liqueur

"Peach Room took over Basement Miami this Valentine’s Day weekend for a night of aura readings and horoscopes, featuring cocktails by UME Plum Liqueur."

Your Brooklyn Guide features in its list of the best bars in Brooklyn the Purple Palm, containing UME Plum Liqueur, at The Springs

"Try ... the Purple Palm (Hiatus Tequila Blanco, Ume Plum Liquor and Agave) in one of [The Spring's] cozy booths or on the generous patio."

 

Awards

USA Spirits Ratings, 2022 Winner. UME Plum Liqueur's Tasting Notes: "Deep notes of plum, grape, and black cherries with hints of green apple and lemon on the nose. Clean and crisp on the palate lightly sweet flavor at the finish."

UME Plum Liqueur was a 2022 winner in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Award Winner in 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

A bottle of UME Plum Liqueur illuminated by purple light

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