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Ki No Bi Edition G: ex-Henri Giraud Champagne Barrels

Ki No Bi Edition G: ex-Henri Giraud Champagne Barrels

Another stealth release out of the Kyoto Distillery: Ki No Bi Edition G, aged in ex-Henri Giraud Champagne Barrels. Seems that the idea came out of a recent visit by Claude Giraud, 12th generation winemaker at the Champagne house of Henri Giraud, to the Kyoto […]

Review: Kyoto Dry Gin Ki No Bi Edition K

Review: Kyoto Dry Gin Ki No Bi Edition K

The Kyoto Distillery surprised us this past weekend with the sudden release of Ki No Bi “Edition K.” Currently only available at Amazon JP, Edition K brings Ki No Bi into the cask-aged gin realm once again. I say once again since we’ve already seen […]

Ki No Tou is Kyoto Distillery’s Old Tom Gin

Ki No Tou is Kyoto Distillery’s Old Tom Gin

Japan’s first and only Old Tom Gin comes from Japan’s first craft gin maker, the Kyoto Distillery. It’s named “Ki No Tou,” and uses brown sugar from Japan’s westernmost inhabited island of Yonaguni. That may sound familiar to anyone who visited this year’s Tokyo BarShow, […]

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Tokyo International BarShow 2018 was held May 12-13 at Tokyo Dome’s Prism Hall. Now in its 7th year, this year’s BarShow was the biggest yet, with 48 booths, and also the most popular. A record 12,300 people attended — over 1000 more than last year. […]

Ki No Bi Sei Kyoto Dry Gin

Ki No Bi Sei Kyoto Dry Gin

Good news for those of you who were unable to score a bottle of the limited-edition Ki No Bi Navy Strength from last year’s Tokyo BarShow: it’s being re-released! The Kyoto Distillery is doing another limited run of the same gin. This time it’s branded […]

Event Report: Gin-Posium Japan 2017

Event Report: Gin-Posium Japan 2017

The Japan Gin Association held the first ever Gin-Posium┬áJapan here in Tokyo this past Sunday, December 3rd at Toyocho’s Hotel East21. Despite being the first year, the event brought in around 600 attendees from both industry and the public. The first part of the Gin-Posium […]

Ki No Bi Navy Strength ALLGIN Edition

Ki No Bi Navy Strength ALLGIN Edition

Here’s another original bottle out of the Kyoto Distillery: Ki No Bi Navy Strength ALLGIN. This time it’s a collaboration with the new Rakuten-based gin-only webstore ALLGIN. We last saw Ki No Bi Navy Strength (54.5% abv) as one of the festival bottles at the […]