The Roku Rickey Cocktail photo credit: Beam Suntory
The House of Suntory introduces Roku Gin in the U.S. in October 2018. Roku, which translates as “six” in Japanese, is made with six traditional Japanese botanicals - Sakura flower, Sakura leaf, Yuzu peel, Sencha tea, Gyokuro tea and Sansho pepper - along with eight traditional gin botanicals that are infused, distilled and blended by the Japanese artisans of Suntory Spirits. Suggested retail price: $27.99
The House of Suntory introduces Haku Vodka exclusively in the U.S. in October 2018. This premium craft vodka is made from 100% Japanese white rice which is used to make a rice spirit that is distilled and ultimately filtered through bamboo charcoal, a process unique to Suntory that preserves and enhances the rice's delicately sweet and subtle flavors. Suggested retail price: $27.99.