Mineral water flowing up from ancient springs beneath the Yorkshire Wolds is being harnessed to create two distinctive – and very local – new gins.
Award-winning Wharram drinks producer Raisthorpe Manor is using the waters of the ‘Gypsey Race’, a chalk stream that runs under the Manor gardens, for the company’s first ever Raisthorpe Distilled Dry Gin (40% abv) and Raisthorpe Oak-Aged Dry Gin (42% abv).
A new definitive Gin Map of Scotland has been launched by 5pm.co.uk
The map includes nine Scottish gins created in the last year with two, McQueen and Persie, launching just last week.
The map is a celebration of Scottish gin which has rocketed in popularity in recent years, threatening to overtake whisky as Scotland’s national drink.
Gin Map of Scotland
In time for World Gin Day on 11th June,
Is gin overtaking whisky as Scotland’s national drink? Too bold a claim, maybe. But when you consider 70% of all UK gin is now produced north of the border, Scottish gin deserves to be recognised as a serious industry.
With this is mind, 5pm.co.uk has created a new ginfographic which you can use as a guide to learn about Scottish gins, try the recommended garnishes and
Work has now finished at the most northerly gin distillery on mainland Britain with the final piece of equipment – a new still called ‘Elizabeth’ – installed in the new custom-built distillery at Dunnet, Caithness.
Husband and wife team Martin and Claire Murray, the founders of Dunnet Bay Distillers have distilled and tested the first batches of Rock Rose gin and full production was under way