Size700mLProof100 (50% ABV)*Please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
This limited-edition expression celebrates the 5th anniversary of the Ki No Bi Dry Gin that it is based on. The hinoki (Japanese cypress) is replaced with akamatsu (Japanese red pine), while the rest of the 11 botanicals stay the same.
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About Ki No Bi "Go" 5th Anniversary Kyoto Limited Edition Dry Gin
Ki No Bi Go is a limited-edition expression that is based on their flagship gin. "Go" stands for "five", the release marking the 5th anniversary of Ki No Bi Dry Gin. The hinoki (Japanese cypress) is replaced with akamatsu (Japanese red pine), while the rest of the 11 botanicals stay the same and include yellow yuzu, bamboo leaves, gyokuro tea, Japanese peppercorn. The gin is pot distilled, using a steeping technique to infuse the botanicals into the spirit for several hours. The expression is bottled at a higher 50% ABV using water sourced from underground Fushimi.
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According to Winston Churchill, "The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen's lives and minds than all the doctors in the Empire," referring to the British officers using it to treat malaria in India.
Initially made for medicinal purposes, gin gets most of its flavor from the juniper berries added after the distillation process. It sure has come a long way from the Middle Ages, with the introduction of new botanicals, fruits, and spices, bringing it closer to people of all flavor varieties.
The nose is bright, fruity, and fresh with citrusy yuzu and Japanese peppercorn notes, as well as white chocolate and grassy hints. The palate is sweet and peppery with citrus, culminating in a crisp finish with ginger, lemon, and hints of juniper.