It takes its name SUI 翆 after the Kingfisher. The bold Kanji character is inked on the bottle by master calligrapher Tansetsu Ogino. Kanji 翡翠, which means Jade, is a nod to its tall hexagonal shape reflecting clear and beautiful blue-green accents that speak of Suntory’s hope that SUI will spread its wings and soar high in the gin market.
SUI Gin is made in Japan with a combination of distinctly Japanese botanicals: yuzu, green tea, and ginger. Combined with traditional gin botanicals – juniper berry, coriander seed, angelica root, cardamom, cinnamon, bitter orange peel, and lemon peel – the result is a gin that is clear, refreshing, and pairs well with any and all dishes.
Yuzu is commonly used to accentuate flavor in Japanese dishes. It lends a refreshing citrus aroma and taste that opens up the palate. Green tea offers gentle umami notes for a rich body that harmonizes with meals. Finally, Ginger offers a mild spicy flavor with a clean aftertaste, leading to an invigorating finish.
|Nose||A refreshing harmony of yuzu citrus with traditional botanicals.|
|Palate||Smooth and rich with a hint of green tea and the mild bitterness of other traditional botanicals.|
|Finish||The peppery punch of ginger combined with sharp spicy characteristics of traditional botanicals.|
The perfect SUI Gin serve
The perfect combination and ratio are important to savor the refreshing taste of SUI Gin. Imagine getting together with friends for a celebration at your favorite restaurant? All you need is a bottle of SUI Gin with the perfect mixture.
SUI Gin & Soda: This is the classic recommended way to serve SUI Gin. It is a simple mix of soda water to let SUI’s delicate flavor shine through.
SUI Sonic: For depth and complexity, add a splash of tonic water.
Mix it up!: You can make your own concoction for a more customized experience: add a squeeze of lemon, a tablespoon of Yuzu juice, raw grated ginger, or green tea. For more unique flavors, get trendy by adding crushed plum, wasabi, shiso leaves, or frozen oranges. Experience the flavors of SUI Gin that complement every meal occasion.
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