Two types of SAKURAO GIN and Single Malt Japanese Whisky SAKURAO are awarded Gold in “Tokyo Whisky and Spirits Competition 2022”.

“SAKURAO GIN ORIGINAL”, “SAKURAO GIN HAMAGOU” and “Single Malt Japanese Whisky SAKURAO 1st Release CASK STRENGTH” are awarded GOLD in the global spirits competition “Tokyo Whisky and Spirits Competition 2022” held in Japan. Among them, “SAKURAO GIN ORIGINAL” is also awarded Superior Gold given to one of the most excellent product among the gold awards.

■What is“Tokyo Whisky and Spirits Competition”?

The “Tokyo Whisky & Spirits Competition” (sponsored by the TWSC Executive Committee) is Japan’s first whisky & spirits competition. With the deep knowledge and passion of Japanese whisky and spirits enthusiasts and experts, it aim to evaluate the world’s whiskies and spirits and to make high-quality whiskies and spirits widely known at home and abroad. This year, which began in 2019 and celebrated its fourth time, there were 519 exhibits from Japan and overseas. With the strict blind tasting which the brand name is concealed, 23 products for Superior Gold, 189 products for Gold, 190 products for the silver award, and 82 products for the bronze award were decided.

Whiskies and spirits from all over the world are gathered in Japan, and high quality whiskies and spirits producted in Japan are also gathered too. They have won numerous awards at liquor competitions held in the United Kingdom and the United States. “Japanese whisky” and “Japanese spirits” are recognized as one of the categories in the world.

Competition official site: tokyowhiskyspiritscompetition.jp

SAKURAO GIN ORIGINAL

A craft gin that utilizes 9 kinds of botanicals, including fresh citrus from Hiroshima, and is distilled using a combination of steeping and vapor methods. Besides 9 kinds of botanicals from Hiroshima, 5 kinds of imported botanicals such as juniper berry and coriander seed are also used for SAKURAO GIN ORIGINAL. The fusion of a citrus-like aroma with the traditional taste of gin is the most distinctive feature of our original gin.

■ Contents
: 700ml
■ Category
: Spirits
■ Alcoholic Content
: 47%

SAKURAO GIN HAMAGOU 2021

Hamagou has been known for its beautiful fragrance from long ago. We have selected Hamagou from Miyajima and blended it with other botanicals, and distilled using a combination of steeping and vapor methods. You can enjoy this craft gin with a refreshing fragrance.

■ Contents
: 700ml
■ Category
: Spirits
■ Alcoholic Content
: 47%

※This product has already been discontinued

Single Malt Japanese Whisky TOGOUCHI
1st Release CASK STRENGTH

Aged in the Togouchi warehouse, surrounded by lush forests and clear streams. The aroma and taste are slowly refined as the cool breeze passes through all year round. Enjoy fresh apples, sweet marmalade and apricot-like aromas, soft sweetness and smooth mouthfeel, with a refreshing and gentle finish.

■Contents
:700ml
■Category
:Whisky
■Alcoholic Content
:52%

※This product has already been discontinued

Owing to the people who support us, the botanical producers, the brand ambassadors, and the land of Hiroshima where the blessings of nature, we were able to receive such an award. SAKUARAO DISTILLERY started in December 2017 under the theme of “from Hiroshima to the world” and “from tradition to innovation”. We will continue to challenge the world.