Welcome to The Kyoto Distillery,
Japan’s first dedicated artisanal gin distillery.
We’re located in Minami-Ku, in the south part of Kyoto City,
close to the Fushimi region, famed for hundreds of years for
its production of delicious nihon-shu (Japanese sake).

Our aim is simple:
we want to produce the best dry gin that we can,
utilising local botanicals wherever possible.
We want every element of our final product
to be completely authentic,
from the local sourcing of the ingredients
through to the designand craftsmanship of the packaging.

Our journey to bringing this first bottling of KI NO BI
to you has been fascinating and educational
and has thrown up a myriad of exciting possibilities
for future products and collaborations.

We hope you’ll enjoy KI NO BI


Kyoto Dry Gin

KI NO BI is the first of its kind
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The Botanicals

Abundant locally sourced Japanese ingredients
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The method

Kyoto Distillery’s intricate production method
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Sophisticated package

Traditional pattern in the collaboration with KIRA KARACHO
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Suggested serves

Find out classic and unique recipes for KI NO BI cocktails
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