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Is Kyoto Distillery readying some liqueur?

Is Kyoto Distillery readying some liqueur?

Japan’s National Tax Agency has disclosed the approval of a license for Number One Drinks’ Kyoto Distillery to make liqueur. That’s important since up until now, The Kyoto Distillery has been solely focused on gin. And they do a damn good job of it, being […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kyoto Distillery announces Ki Noh Bi Aged Gin. Where’s Kyoto Distillery Whisky?

Kyoto Distillery announces Ki Noh Bi Aged Gin. Where’s Kyoto Distillery Whisky?

The Kyoto Distillery announced the highly limited release of “Ki Noh Bi” aged gin, available only from Isetan/Mitsukoshi and apparently already sold out. The only details I have are what’s available on that product page. Nothing even posted on Ki No Bi’s official website yet. […]

Ki No Bi Gin wins IWSC 2017 Gold Medal

Ki No Bi Gin wins IWSC 2017 Gold Medal

Kyoto Distillery’s Ki No Bi Gin has taken home a gold medal at the International Wine & Spirits Competition, now in it’s 48th year. IWSC Gold awards are given to products that are a “Superior example; setting the standard.” So it’s a very high honor […]