Apple Soju Cocktail

Makes about 4 servings

1 Pink Lady apple
1 1/2 cups soju
Chilled lime flavored sparkling water
Lime wedges, optional, for serving

Cut apple into matchsticks, discarding core, then put in a pitcher and stir in soju. Let macerate, covered and chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Fill 4 glasses with ice. Strain about 1/4 cup soju into each glass, then add some apple pieces to each glass. Top off drinks with sparkling water and some of the apples. Serve with lime wedges if desired.