Sakaki XV Gin
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Taste: Base, spicy notes like allspice, cinnamon and caraway are pronounced. Juniper forward, the addition of Japanese plum and citrus botanicals results in a smooth, fruity finish.
Recommended cocktails: Southside, Negroni, Tom Collins
The Sakaki Gin range is the the first gin to use sakaki as a botanical. Sakaki is an evergreen tree that plays an important role in Japanese mythology, and it imparts a “foresty” flavour to the gin.
As Sakaki XV’s name suggests, it contains 15 botanicals including unique Japanese fruits, spices and herbs:
All Spice, Caraway, Cinnamon, Clove, Coriander Seed, Juniper, Lavender, Mikan, Sakaki, Sansho, Star Anise, Sudachi, Ume, Yoshino Cedar, Yuzu
Mikan- Japanese mandarin
Sakaki – Japanese evergreen tree. Imparts a light, grassy note to gin
Sansho– Japanese Pepper
Sudachi – Japanese citrus which tastes similar to combination of sour orange and grapefruit
Ume– Japanese Plum
Yoshino – Japanese cedar
Yuzu – Tart citrus reminiscent of grapefruit and bergamot