Meyer Lemon Shochu

Number of servings

Simple Syrup ingredients

  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 1.5 cup water

Cocktail ingredients

  • 0.25 cup shochu
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons SunkistĀ® Meyer lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 9 each mint leaves
  • 1.5 cup soda water
  • 1 Sunkist Meyer lemon wedge


Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Simple Syrup

  1. To make simple syrup, combine ingredients in a small sauce pan. Over medium-high heat, heat just until the sugar dissolves. No need to boil. Remove from heat and allow syrup to cool at room temperature. Once cooled, store syrup in a covered container and keep in the refrigerator for up to one month.


  1. In a tall glass filled with ice, measure in the shochu, simple syrup, Meyer lemon juice and mint leaves, stir with a long spoon.
  2. Top with soda water. Garnish with a Meyer lemon wedge and mint leaf.