There are pairings that are made in cocktail heaven. This libation is a perfect example; mingling homemade kimchi brine with a beautiful fermented rice wine made in the small village of Ulju-gun, Ulsan, in Korea. Boksoondoga Rice Wine is a family-run business and the wine is made from natural fermentation.
1. Place the ice cubes in a cocktail mixer.
2. Pour rest of ingredients into the mixer.
3. Shake 30 times, with vigor.
4. Pour into a prepared glass. See below on how to rim your glass just like the image above.
To rim the glass:
1. Combine the sugar and gochugaru in a shallow dish.
2. Smear the edge of a cocktail glass with the lime wedge.
3. Invert the glass and dunk in the dish.
*Gochugaru, or Korean red pepper flakes, is readily available in Korean or Asian grocery stores.
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