A craft gin that utilizes 9 kinds of botanicals, including fresh citrus from Hiroshima and is distilled using a combination of steeping and vapor methods. Also used are 5 kinds of imported botanicals such as juniper berry and coriander seed.
Sakurao’s distilling master uses 100-years of distilling techniques and know-how to select only the best ingredients from Hiroshima to create SAKURAO GIN. Their botanicals produce a wide variety of aromatic notes, including citrus such as the florid-smelling lemon and the rich fragrance of yuzu, as well as aromas from Japanese cypress and oyster shells. Sakurao Original Gin also uses cherry blossoms, known as sakura in Japanese, which is the symbol of Sakurao, where the distillery is located.