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Umeshu, also known as Japanese plum wine, is a traditional Japanese liqueur made by steeping unripe ume (Japanese plums) in alcohol and sugar. The plums are first harvested before they are fully ripe, and then steeped in a mixture of shochu (a type of distilled spirit) or white liquor, sugar, and water. The mixture is then aged for several months to several years, during which time the flavors and aromas of the plums infuse into the alcohol. Umeshu has a unique taste, with a sour and sweet flavor, and a fruity aroma. It is typically served chilled, on the rocks, or mixed with soda or oolong tea. It can also be used as an ingredient in various cocktails and desserts. Umeshu can be made with different types of plums, and the quality of the plums used can affect the final flavor of the liqueur. It can also be made with different types of alcohol, such as sake or wine, and the aging process can vary as well. Umeshu is considered a traditional and popular Japanese liqueur, it's often consumed as a refreshing and easy-to-drink beverage, especially during the summer months. It's also often given as a gift, as the aging process can take a while and the final product can have a nice presentation.