Gin is one of the greatest spirits there is to offer, commonly consumed in a Gin and Tonic or a Martini of some sort. The characteristics of gins are vast due to the many botanicals used in the production today and the non-strict choice of neutral spirit a distillery can use. The infusion of the botanicals give the gin the refreshing essence that appeals to people all over the world. The only botanical that must be included in the distilleries choice of mix is juniper whilst others can range from cinnamon through to orris root, there is no limit to the number you can use.
Nikka’s Coffey Whisky is well-known among fans of Japanese whisky. The distillery has extended the range with a gin made using the continuous-style stills designed by the famous Aeneas Coffey. It uses 11 botanicals, including yuzu, sansho pepper, kabosu, amanatsu, and shequasar from Japan.
The second release from pioneering Japanese distillery, Kyoto. Ki No Tea Dry Gin is quite the exquisite tipple - theyve partnered with tea blender Hori-Shichimeien to use Gyokuro and Tencha teas with botanicals Yuzu, Hinoki, juniper and others.
Things just got even better with Kyoto Distilleries navy strength version of their superb Ki No Bi Gin. This higher strength expression was released alongside the Tokyo International Bar Show.
Alex Davies (former head distiller at both Chase and the Cotwolds) has now created Ki No Bi Kyoto Dry Gin from the Kyoto distillery in Japan! To produce this utterly delicious gin they use rice spirit and local botanicals including yuzu, hinoki, sansho pepper and gyokuro tea. One Per Customer Only