This Valentine’s Day, immerse yourself in the artistry of love with Roku Japanese Gin’s best cocktail creation, the “Sakura Spark.” Crafted to captivate the senses and set the mood for a night of romance, this bespoke cocktail adds a touch of elegance to your celebration.

Sakura Spark Cocktail Recipe:


  • 50ml Roku Japanese Gin
  • 20ml Lychee Liqueur
  • 15ml Hibiscus Syrup
  • 10ml Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Splash of Sparkling Water
  • Edible Flower Petals for Garnish


  1. In a shaker, combine Roku Japanese Gin, Lychee Liqueur, Hibiscus Syrup, and fresh Lemon Juice.
  2. Shake well and strain the mixture into a chilled glass.
  3. Top with a splash of Sparkling Water.
  4. Garnish with delicate edible flower petals for a touch of romance.

Indulge in the Sakura Spark, where the floral notes of Sakura from Roku Japanese Gin harmonize with the sweetness of lychee and the vibrant essence of hibiscus. This exquisite blend is a celebration of love and the art of fine mixology.

Roku Japanese Gin, with its unique botanical blend, including Sakura flower, sencha, gyokuro teas, and more, provides the perfect foundation for crafting exceptional cocktails. Elevate your Valentine’s Day experience by trying the Sakura Spark or explore other Roku-inspired concoctions.

Roku Japanese Gin is available at a recommended retail price of R380 in major retailers nationally, including Makro, Pick n Pay, Checkers, and selected TOPS at Spar. Online orders can be placed through Takealot, Norman Goodfellows, and other platforms.

For more information and inspiration, visit Suntory Roku Gin.

Cheers to a Valentine’s Day filled with love, laughter, and the exquisite taste of Roku’s Sakura Spark.