Make Your Own Umeshu and Biwashu, Japanese Plum Wine and Loquat Liqueur

Plum wine a-steepin'. Photograph from Umamimart

Fermentation is no easy feat, and at-home alcohol projects tend to be pretty tricky. But since these fruit liqueurs start with an alcoholic base such as vodka or soju, they’re a cinch to make yourself. Learn how to make umeshu (plum wine) at Delicious Coma, or try your hand at biwashu (loquat liqueur) with these instructions from Umamimart.