Quick Cocktail Guide: Roku Gin

Quick Cocktail Guide: Roku Gin

Here are some of the best cocktails you can make with the Roku Gin!

Roku Gin.

This Japanese gin from Suntory is one of the most popular gins in the world.

Loved by many for its signature Japanese palate of notes like green tea, Japanese herbs and others, the Roku gin is incredibly popular all over the world as its really easy to drink.

In Singapore, the Roku gin can be found in many bars, even the ones without a hint of Japanese concept. That's how popular this gin is!

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Gins can be used for more than your regular old Gin & Tonic, a premium gin shines when used in a cocktail, with its unique taste profiles making each and every gin cocktail taste different with a different gin used.

Roku gin cocktails tend to have a more floral and overall Japanese influence, perfect for you if you enjoy that unique Japanese style.

This blog will show you some of the best cocktails you can use to make the most out of your bottle of Roku gin!

Vesper Martini

The Vesper first appeared in James Bond in the 1953 novel Casino Royale

A very strong cocktail that will carry the herbaceous and earthy taste of the Roku gin. The Lillet brings slightly sweet flavors that does well to balance the cocktail,


  • 2oz Roku gin
  • 1oz Vodka
  • 0.5oz Lillet


Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice and stir. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass then garnish with a thin lemon and orange. Enjoy!

Roku Momiji Fizz

A cocktail created officially by the house of Suntory.

An incredibly refreshing citrus and spice cocktail that's perfect for a hot day!


  • 2oz Roku gin
  • 2 ripe plums (sliced)
  • 2 lemon wheels
  • Sparkling lemonade plum


Fill highball glass with ice, add Roku gin & plum then top with sparkling lemonade plum. Stir gently for 10 seconds. Garnish with lemon wheel and serve.

Roku Negroni

A spin on the classic Negroni with the star being the Roku gin. A Negroni with a slight Japanese flair.

This is an overall fruity, refreshingly bittersweet rendition of the Negroni. Using Mancino Sakura Vermouth will accentuate the Japanese flair of this cocktail.


  • 2oz Roku gin
  • 1oz blanc vermouth (Mancino Sakura Vermouth, if available)
  • 1oz Campari
  • Orange twist


Stir all ingredients (except the orange twist) in a mixing glass and strain into a rock glass with a large block of ice. Garnish with an orange twist and serve.


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