Known as one of the most influential mixologists of his generation, Shingo Gokan has led the industry in innovative bar concepts and cocktail execution. While trained in the Japanese practice of precision, Shingo is heavily influenced by global cuisine and culture through his travels. Shingo's SG Group is founded on the principles of meticulous attention to detail which defines Japanese culture, expressed through the hospitality and innovation characteristic of the global bar scene.
In the world of sake, floral and fruity esters are born from a style of fermentation known as ginjo. Certain yeasts are used in conjunction with a long, low-temperature fermentation to develop delicate floral and sweet aromas. The resulting spirit is characterized by notes of apple and pineapple, bringing out a tantalizing gentle profile.
KOME plays incredibly well with virtually any fruit. Citrus oils in particular add a defining clarity to KOME cocktails, while flavors of fresh herbs, root vegetables, and leafy greens also meld seamlessly. In cocktail pairings, KOME works beautifully with cold dishes, elevating their freshness and leaning into the flavors to follow.
On the nose: apple, pineapple, lemon peel. Light bodied palate with a crisp, smooth finish