All raw material from the « 9148 » gin is locally extracted.
Wait, does this sound familiar?
The official name of the new gin brand is based on George Orwell’s novel, “1984”, with the 19 becoming 91 and the 84 becoming 48.
The novel describes a « foul tasting, medicine-like gin » society.
A source of inspiration for the distillery Benizakura to switch the numbers around and demonstrate that its gin is completely the opposite.
The Japanese « 9148 » will make you feel entirely free.
These are all produced with ingredients from Hokkaido, including dried shiitake mushrooms, Hidaka kelp, dried daikon strips, yuzu, cherry blossom, apples and matcha tea.