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Celebrate World Gin Day with Japan's craft gin

New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) In recent years, there is a strong trend among urban Indians to explore and also opt for Gin as their spirit of choice owing to its refreshing appeal and exclusive botanical flavours, especially in cocktails and at brunches. The second Saturday of June, every year, is celebrated across the globe as World Gin Day.

Updated Jun 13, 2020 07:04 AM

Celebrate World Gin Day with Japan's craft gin

A flavourful Japanese masterpiece - Roku Gin - by the global premium spirits company Beam Suntory alludes to the impeccable flavors and authenticity of the region. The unique blend artfully balances six unique Japanese botanicals - Sakura Flower or Yae-sakura and Sakuna Leaf or Oshima-sakura, which add the floral hints, Sencha Tea and Gyokuro Tea, for the full-bodied aroma, Sansho pepper or Bu-do Sansho, for the spicy notes, and Yuzu Peel, for the sweet citrus fruitiness.

With World Gin Day on June 13, gin enthusiasts can look forward to exploring exciting new ways to enjoy this spirit that has conquered the love of beginners and aficionados alike. To celebrate the occasion, here are some fine Roku cocktail recipes you can savour at home.

Roku Tonic

Gin, Tonic water and 6 strands of ginger

Ingredients: 30 ml Roku, 120 ml Tonic, Garnish: Ginger sticks, as per your preference


Add all ingredients and build. Serve over cubed ice in a highball glass. Garnish with ginger slices.

Roku Sonic

Gin, Tonic Water, Soda Water, Lime

Ingredients: 30 ml Roku, 60 ml Tonic Water, 60 ml Soda Water, Garnish: Lime Garnish, as per your preference


Add ice to a highball glass and stir to chill glass. Add Roku and stir to chill the gin. Top with tonic.

Roku Sour

Gin, Matcha Tea, Egg White, Yuzu Wheel

Ingredients: 60 ml Roku, 10 ml Matcha Tea, 1 Egg White, Garnish: Yuzu Wheel


Add egg whites to the shaker and shake to aerate. Add Roku and Matcha tea and shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a Yuzu wheel.

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