ETSU stands for “pleasure in the Japanese language. It knows its origin in Hokkaido from a recipe using several local botanicals. These include berries, peppers, teas and fresh citrus from the Japanese islands). This gin also has a significant amount of yellow yuzu. However, Etsu gin carries a distinct floral tasting pattern. Furthermore, it was one of the first Japanese gins to be available on the market. Its distinctive taste and style are owed to the secret Asian recipe, on which its making has been based on from the start. The mix includes several Asian botanicals such as Juniper berry, green bitter orange peel and yuzu, coriander seed, angelica and licorice root. The yellow yuzu is probably the most dominant among all the ingredients.
Etsu Gin – Handcrafted Hokkaido Gin Tasting Notes
Nose Floral & vegetal, notes of citrus fruits with a yuzu predominance
Mouth Fresh and well-balanced, peppers with hints of green teas and berries
Finish Sansho pepper ending on yuzu aromas