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GIN CLUB

at Greene King Pubs

Over the coming months we will be introducing a selection of delicious gins for you to try at selected Greene King Pubs. Make sure you head down to ensure you don't miss the gin of the moment!

 

Read about the current gin on offer below and come along to try it for yourself. Be quick, as it won't be around for long!

  

ROKU GIN

THE JAPANESE CRAFT GIN

  

THE STORY

   

The Torii Shoten Store, The predecessor of Suntory, opened in 1899 as a result of the dream of young Shinjiro Torii, who at the age of 20 wanted to "create original Japanese Spirits the whole world can enjoy, uniquely made from Japan's nature and her people.

  

Roku gin is the first gin from Japan’s legendary Suntory distillery. Japanese craftsmanship brings out the rich flavors of ROKU.

  

THE PROCESS

 

The gin is used with natural ingredients which means that every bottle is unique. Each blend is tested for flavour, strength and consistency each time. Our unique blend of botanicals are hand mixed and stepped to create the perfect balance of flavours.

   

Following that fresh water is lightly filtered through the blend to add a crisp, clear, finish to the wild, bold, flavour our gin is known for. 

    

TASTING NOTES

 

Nose: Cherry blossom and green tea provide a floral and sweet aroma

  

Taste: Complex, multi-layered, yet harmonious flavour of various botanicals. Traditional gin taste in the base, plus characteristic Japanese botanical notes with yuzu (Japanese citrus fruit) as the top note. Smooth and silky texture.

  

Finish: The crisp Japanese sansho pepper brings a little spiciness to the finish. 

  

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