Aiming for higher heights
Unprecedented Japanese distillation by「AKAYANE」
Formed in 2006, AKAYANE is a team of craftspeople who bottle the spirit of Japanese distilled liquor.
What are we thinking of, what are we imagining when making our products? Good alcohol reflects the individuality of the people brewing it, as well as our humanity. No matter how much technology advances, the manual work of craftsmen and craftswomen is essential to creating good drinks.
By blending over a century of Japanese distillation experience and history with over a decade of study of European distillation philosophy and technology, AKAYANE pursues the delicious potential of spirits.
Savor the flavors of each craftsperson’s thoughts as they are united into the new distilled spirits of AKAYANE.
With climate, atmosphere, and water suited for distilling spirits,
Akayane Distillery is located in Ei, Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan.
By using 9 unique sets of distillation equipment, we challenge ourselves to discover endless recipes to produce world-class spirits.
Creating spirits that are unique to AKAYANE by carefully selecting our botanicals based on flavor, quality, and also production area.