Napue – The World’s “Best Gin & Tonic” is Finally Here in Hong Kong
Sweet as Finnish misty morning meadow, flaming like the midnight sun and cool as the Finnish night, Kyrö Napue is a gin like no other.
In 2015, Napue won “Best Gin for Gin and Tonic” at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). This award is considered among the highest recognitions you can get in the global wine and spirits industry.
Here’s the story behind the world’s best gin for gin & tonic:
From a rural village Isokyrö in Finland, Kyrö Distillery is the world’s northernmost gin & whisky distillery focusing on whole grain rye distillation. Kyrö Distillery’s roots are inextricably tied to Finnish wild nature, fauna and history.
Isokyrö means the great fire in Finnish. This village has an intriguing past. It has survived two great wars: the Cudgel War that marked the famed peasant uprising against Sweden at the end of the 15th Century, and the Great Northern War where Fins fought against Russians in the notorious Battle of Napue 1714.
The resilient spirit, baptized by fire, and immortalized by its medieval church and monuments, is what gives Napue Gin its unique charisma.
Taste of Napue Gin
Wholegrain rye is difficult to distill but its worth it as it creates a gentle warmth and spice unique to rye spirit. Using fresh botanicals foraged from the old Napue battleground, Napue rye-based gin boasts the scents and flavours of the quintessential Finnish forests.
Think sweet meadow, sea buckthorn, cranberries and birch leaves. The low northern sun and length of day in the Finnish summer creates a special intensity of flavor in the wild botanicals.
Now, beyond Finland, you can taste this charisma in the world’s best bars in Shanghai, Tokyo, Berlin, London, Cape Town, New York and it’s finally in Hong Kong.
Can’t wait to try the World’s Best Gin & Tonic in Hong Kong?
8-min walk from Exit B1, Wan Chai MTR Station
Tel: (+852) 2668 6069
6-min walk from Exit F, Admiralty MTR Station
Tel: (+852) 3708 8508 / 9449 0777