How to Make Sake Punch with Lucky Robot

In the mood for a cool treat from the Far East with a twist of Texas, try a Green Manalashi. Chef Mason Evans from the Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen on 1303 South Congress joined us to show how to make this cocktail. Here’s the recipe:


  • 16 oz cucumber infused junmai saki
  • 3 oz lemon juice
  • 3 oz lime juice
  • 3 oz agave nectar
  • Fresh Thai holy basil, mint and cilantro to taste
  • 5 slices serrano pepper, seeded, fine julienne
  • 1 oz cucumber seeds


  • For cucumber infused sake, marinate 1/2 cucumber in refrigerated saki for 24 hours. Strain cucumbers.
  • Muddle herbs, juices serrano and agave, then pour into carafe with saki and cucumber seeds. Fill with ice, serve and enjoy!
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