A Japanese-inspired London dry gin botanicals from the Land of the Rising Sun think silver birch bark, spruce needles and bamboo-activated charcoal. Kuro translates from Japanese as black and it is this charcoal element that gives the gin its name. The whole thing was conjured up on a skiing trip to Japan the pair behind the concept hope the earthy, aromatic spirit evokes the Hakuba Valley's alpine slopes. Aromatic Japanese botanicals balanced against a classic, complex, London Dry base. Bamboo and Silver Birch bring a hay-like earthiness with Spruce Needles building an intriguing alpine freshness.