The first gin from Japan’s legendary Suntory – Roku Gin. This expression is made using a selection of botanicals, including six Japanese botanicals that provide a whistle-stop tour of the four seasons. These include sakura leaf and sakura flower for spring, sencha tea and gyokuro tea for summer, sansho pepper for autumn and yuzu peel for winter. Traditional gin botanicals also featured include the likes of juniper, orange peel, lemon peel, coriander and cinnamon, among others.
Roku Gin & Tonic
1. Use six thinly sliced sticks of ginger.
2. Pour 5cl of ROKU into a measuring glass.
3. Add the ginger sticks and ROKU to a long glass filled with ice and tonic water.
4. This ROKU Gin & Tonic evokes the style of Japan.