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A variation on the Batch Premium Gin recipe, incorporating whinberries similar to how sloe berries feature in sloe gin. Blueberries or Bilberries – they’re mostly called whinberries in the Burnley area.
Belgravia London Dry
Belgravia is a simple London Dry Gin produced by Hall & Bramley, packed with juniper notes.
Bloom Premium London Dry
Bloom Gin is a superb London Dry Gin produced by Greenall’s and named “Bloom” in reference to the floral nature of its botanicals: honeysuckle, pomelo and chamomile.
Brindle Distillery Cuckoo Signature
A complex gin with a smooth mouth feel to aid those who like to sip. After a slightly sweet, piney juniper start, the flavour develops into citrus from orange, grapefruit and lemon with a lingering taste of cinnamon spice and liquorice. Dry on the finish with a peppery kick from coriander seeds.
Brindle Distillery Cuckoo Sunshine
Made with natural honey produced on our farm by Lancashire Honeybees. Honey as a substitute to sugar helps create a smooth and sweet gin and a burst of fruit from raspberries that have been infused provide an instant taste of sunshine! This is a traditionally distilled gin, which is strong on juniper.
Bombay Sapphire Botanical Gin
One of the best known and most delicately perfumed gins in the world.
Brockmans Fruit Driven Botanical
Delicious gin from Brockmans. This is made with Bulgarian coriander, blueberries and blackberries as well as bittersweet Valencia orange peels. The result is well balanced and full of flavour.
Brokers London Dry
Very herbal, and almost medicinal but in a very good way. A genuine 200 year old London Dry Gin recipe that majors on the juniper with a background of citrus coming from the Seville orange and lemon.
Edinburgh Frankincense and Myrrh
Promises perfumed and warming aroma from frankincense, sweet flavour from myrrh followed by lingering spice from cinnamon and nutmeg.
Gordons Pink Gin
Light sweetness of fresh red fruits, with a bite of juniper and coriander underneath. Lingering zesty notes of fresh raspberry go on and on.
Greenalls Wild Berry
Greenall’s Wild Berry Gin is made by infusing raspberries and British blackberries in Greenall’s Gin, resulting in a fruity twist on their classic recipe.
Hendrick’s Summer Solstice
A new manifestation of Hendrick’s Gin, both deeply floral and definitively Hendrick’s.
Hendrick’s Botanical Gin
Quirky producer Hendricks make their pot-still distilled gin using cucumber as one of the primary botanicals. This makes for a unique, tasty and incredibly refreshing gin.
Masons Tea Gin
From the Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin range comes a gin with a rather familiar flavour to it – this one is focused on the scrummy, subtly aromatic notes of Yorkshire tea!
Masons Yorkshire Gin
Masons use Harrogate spring water for their gins along with juniper, a proportion of which is from their own bushes, and a combination of secret botanicals including citrus.
Tanqueray London Dry
A great all rounder and a reminder of how gin should taste, Full bodied wth citrus notes.
Warner Edwards Honybee
With 28 natural botanicals, our Honeybee Gin is infused with luscious local honey and a dollop of golden nectar from our very own hives on Falls Farm.. A floral and zesty gin with a long, lingering and gently sweet finish.
Warner Edwards Elderflower
This is a very special gin which only uses fresh, handpicked elderflower. Harvested just once a year, we capture the very essence of a British summer’s day, from field to bottle in just a few short hours. A beautifully balanced gin that is smooth, sweet and delicately fragrant with summer elderflower – summer in a glass.
Warner Edwards Rhubarb
An alluring pink gin that is voluptuous on the palate with a sweet and tangy royal rhubarb explosion
Whitley Neill Blood Orange
Bright citrus notes are up-front, though not one-dimensional. There’s intense sweetness, but a touch of waxy orange peel peel balancing it out in the background. Hints of pepper, cassia and thyme honey join in along the way too.
Whitley Neill Blackberry
Containing a smooth flavour, with a core of delicious, piney juniper followed by zesty sweet citrus and hints of wonderful black pepper. The finish has a little earthiness alongside the warming spice of cassia.
Whitley Neill Raspberry
Not quite as sweet as you’d expect, though the raspberry fruitiness does stand out. Caraway, thyme, coriander and a touch of hibiscus appear along the way.
Whitley Neill Rhubarb and Ginger
Subtly tart with clear rhubarb influence. A twist of orange sweetness and herbaceous coriander brings balance to the palate.
Williams Chase Elegant
Sweet with green apple laces, a little liquorice, juniper and elderflower. Perhaps even a hint of toffee…?
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