The iconic Aderia red-lidded storage jars have been used since 1962 in Japan to make umeshu (plum liqueur) at home. Now you can also make your own fruit liqueur. It is made of high quality glass, with a certified seal guaranteed by the Glass Manufacturers' Association of Japan, ensuring freshness over a long period.
By combining your fruit of choice with honey or a hard sugar like rock sugar and alcohol (you can used vodka for example), you can make your own liqueur at home. The best time period is one year, but umeshu is sometimes drank from six months on.
Certification system for long-term storage fruit liqueur bottles
A "Certified sticker for long-term storage fruit liquor bottles" is included with these jars, to make sure that the fruit liquor bottle is safe and secure for long-term use. The certified sticker is only applied to "long-term storage fruit liquor bottles" certified by the Glass Manufacturers' Association of Japan.
The four seasons are very important in Japan and these are linked with food, giving of gifts and also the types of fruit used. Start any time of the year with seasonal fruits to make your drink of choice. Store it in a cool, dark place for bes results.