Etsu Japanese Gin is made at the Asahikawa Distillery located on the island of Hokkaido, Japan. The botanicals macerate in neutral cane spirit for 24 hours before distillation in a copper pot still. These botanicals include tea leaves, yuzu, green bitter orange peel, coriander, licorice, and angelica root in addition to juniper. Brought down to 43% ABV with water from the Taisetsu Mountains.
Grapefruit, orange blossom, rose, juniper is rather sweet and light, a subtle earthy spice develops in the background.
Nose - Floral and vegetal with notes of citrus fruits Palate - fresh and well-balanced peppers with hints of green tea and berries