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Gin is truly the in vogue spirit of the moment. Any self-respecting cocktail bar in the world will have a fine array of gins on the gantry. This spirit tends to offer a depth and complexity that other white spirits cannot offer and for that reason is the perfect basis for dozens of cocktails as well as being superb with quality tonic and a wedge of fruit.
Gin is a derivative of the Dutch drink Jenever (meaning Juniper). Traditionally, Jenever was made from the distillation of Dutch malt wine resulting in a harsh, roughly 50% ABV spirit. To make it more palatable, the abundant and supposedly medicinal Juniper berries were added. Gin is based on this method of production however many botanicals are generally added before the spirit is re-distilled. The decision of which botanicals to use is very important in the production process of individual distillers as this plays a major role in the creation of a unique flavour for that particular gin (however the predominant botanical is still the juniper berry). The popularity of this style of drink rose in Britain during the tail-end of the 17th century when William of Orange occupied the British throne.
Gin - 50cl / 38%
Ben Lomond Blackberry and Gooseberry Infused Scottish Gin. This luxurious berry-led gin is full of natural flavour. Ben Lomond Original is the base, then infused with natural essences of blackberries and gooseberries. The result is a succulently sweet and zesty gin with intense dark fruits. Tastin…
Gin - 70cl / 43%
Ben Lomond Scottish Gin. Throughout the autumn months rowan trees, native to the UK and most commonly found throughout the Highlands of Scotland, come into full bloom producing an abundance of bright red berries. These succulent berries have been foraged from the area surrounding the Distillery and…
Gin - 70cl / 40%
New Release - Edinburgh Raspberry Gin Edinburgh Gin’s Raspberry Gin is distilled with five traditional gin botanicals and a combination of fresh Scottish raspberries and raspberry leaves to a create a perfectly balanced gin with an incredible depth of flavour. Tasting Notes - This full strength …
Gin - 70cl / 47%
Tue Source Cardrona Pure Rosehip Gin. Specially made in support of Breast Cancer Research, £3 from every bottle of this special annual release will be donated to this worthy cause. Bottled only once a year! Release of 392 bottles. This "Pink" bottling celebrates The Source’s distinctive flavo…
Gin - 70cl / 47%
The Source Pure Cardrona Gin. The Source Gin is forged by the four seasons that blow through the Cardrona Valley, Southern Alps, New Zealand. A natural matrix of locally foraged rosehip, together with traditional juniper, coriander seed, angelica root, lemon and orange zest, vapour-distilled into t…
Gin - 70cl / 45%
Red Door Highland Gin This classic London Dry Gin has a heart of finest juniper with deliciously complex notes of sea buckthorn, pearls of heather and rowan berries.
Gin - 70cl / 47.1%
The Lakes Gin Explorer Edition Single Batch. Herbal and complex with vibrant overtones of juniper, spice and coriander, a long, aromatic & peppery finish! Superb served with a peel of orange, few cubes of ice and a dash of tonic...was £38.99
Gin - 50cl / 43%
Little Brown Dog Gin - Unlimited Edition So we are delighted to add a cracking new gin to our range here at RWM. The Unlimited Edition is the first core range gin to be released by our friends Little Brown Dog Spirits in Aberdeenshire. A modern dry Scottish gin. Packed full of juniper, waves of c…