Kintyre Gin

OUR BOTANICALS

We use 12 botanicals in our core expression, Kintyre Gin, which have all been sustainably sourced. To achieve the characteristics of a very flavoursome and well-balanced spirit, the gin consists of 10 commonly used botanicals, with the addition of 2 which are unique, namely Icelandic moss and sheep sorrel - both grow on the estate in abundance. Either through maceration or vapour infusion, these produce a gin which our expert tasting panel described as having earthy and spicy characteristics, being deep in flavour, with a very pleasant floral aroma. A true taste of Kintyre!

Sheep Sorrel
Sheep Sorrel
Orris Root
Orris Root
LIQUORICE
LIQUORICE
Lemon Peel
Lemon Peel
Juniper
Juniper
Icelandic Moss
Icelandic Moss
Almonds
Almonds
Cubeb Berries
Cubeb Berries
Coriander
Coriander
Cassia Bark
Cassia Bark
Bitter Orange Peel
Bitter Orange Peel
Angelica Root
Angelica Root

OUR STILL

Our small copper pot still, was imported from Germany and has a fill capacity of only 230 litres of spirit, resulting in a truly hand crafted gin. The still is run on a three-phase electricity supply direct from our own hydro-electric  scheme. During periods of drought we have the ability to import electricity direct from the grid to maintain a steady flow of gin.

This fine looking still is named Big Don, a nod to Niall and Kenny’s father who sadly passed away during the initial stages of the distillery’s development. A keen gin drinker, and luckily for us, someone with a great sense of humour, Donald will be watching on with interest!

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