If you’ve been a gin enthusiast for a while, chances are that most of the gin you’ve consumed so far was produced in Scotland (70% of it to be exact). Gin is without a doubt huge just now, and Scotland is at the forefront of its Renaissance.
The spotlight just now seems to be on Glasgow based distillers promoting their love for their hometown and paying tribute to it by distilling these quirky tipples proudly carrying Glasgow’s name.
Glas Wee Gin Liqueur
North Star Spirits produced 500 bottles of Glas Wee Gin with profits going to the Mackintosh Campus Appeal after the historic building was gutted by fire in June for the second time in four years.
Iain Croucher, director of North Star, based in Blanefield near Glasgow, said: “We wanted to create something to celebrate famous Glaswegians and raise money for one of Glasgow’s most famous buildings at the same time.
If you want to keep an eye on North Star Spirits then here’s a list of stockists .
Glas We Gin – original dry gin
Brand new in December 2018, Glaswegin is a contemporary gin to celebrate the City of Glasgow. The gin is made using a total of 8 botanicals including locally grown Scottish milk thistle as well a traditional botanicals such as Italian juniper and pink peppercorns.
Presented in a stunning, contemporary bottle you can find this on Amazon for £42.00 (70 cl).
Glasgow Gin has a personality all of its own, it’s fun and playful, echoing the famous Glaswegian sense of humour. It’s a light, fresh and fruity gin, and offers a fun twist on the traditional, without taking away from the important bits.
Glasgow Gin is a quadruple-distilled pure grain spirit, made from 100% wheat. It is re-distilled using ten flavoursome botanicals, creating a gin of outstanding flavour and smoothness.
If you fancy getting a bottle head on Glasgow Gin’s website £33.00 (70 cl).
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