Wa Bi Gin
Mars Tsunuki // Japan
This gin is produced in small batches at the Tsunuki distillery in Kagoshima, owned by Hombo Shuzo, which also owns the famed Mars Shinshu distillery. With the botanical list including yuzu, ginger, perilla, and green tea leaves, this expression is part of Japanese gin's global debut in 2017.
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.
"The bold presence of yuzu is evident throughout. On the nose subtle ginger and spice joins in, while the palate presents green tea notes and hints of juniper. The finish is dominated by citrus. "