Violet gin has got to be one of the biggest gin trends of the year.
From pastel violet to a jewel-toned rich purple, these drinks are on everyone’s minds.
Now English distiller J.J. Whitley have jumped into the violet gin trend with their own bottling. Watch out this year’s World Gin Day bonanza on Saturday 9 June for a taste of J.J. Whitley Violet Gin.
J.J. Whitley’s take on the trend offers a delicate taste of violet on top of a soft juniper base.
The gin’s botanical mix include essentials like juniper, angelica root and coriander, alongside violet (of course), plus a spot of liquorice.
It’s vibrant colour would make stunning cocktails. From a simple G&T with a grapefruit slice to a bubbly purple gin fizz, there’s so much room to explore with violet cocktails.
For elderflower gin, another trendy taste of summer, J.J. Whitley also does an Elderflower Gin for a mere £14. Expect candied elderflower taste with orange blossom and honey to round it all off beautifully.JJ Whitley Violet Gin will be released on World Gin Day, Saturday 9 June. Watch this space for further information and retailers