Sakurao Original Japanese Dry Gin
Sakurao // Japan
Sakurao Original Japanese Dry Gin is not only distilled in Hiroshima, but it is made using 9 botanicals from Hiroshima in addition to 5 other botanicals such as juniper and coriander. The local citrus ingredients include green lemon, navel orange, sweet summer orange, dai dai (bitter orange) and yuzu. Additionally, Hiroshima-grown hinoki (Japanese cypress), green tea, aka shiso (red perilla), and ginger are used.
Modern GinAlso has been referred to as "Contemporary", "New Western", "New Wave", and "New American". This style is not legally defined. In general, this category of gin, while it does contain juniper, places less of an emphasis on this botanical. Other botanicals not classically used in London Dry gins are often utilized and often highlight botanicals grown in the region the gin is produced. Most produced as either London Dry or Distilled Gins.