Time to add another Gin to the family, Hendrick’s Gin from Scotland. The bottle reminds me of the pharmacy years back, love the style. It is a bit mysterious, but this is the look, Hendrick’s is known worldwide.
With the ingredients bulgarian rose and cucumber that has been added in the end of the process, they add extra dimension to the gin. And that makes this gin with a 41,4% alcohol percentage stunning.
Steven Murphy of ‘Old Carrick Mill’ distillery pictured at ‘Barton’s Mill’ in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan. Pic. ©Joe McCabe
A new County Monaghan distillery is being supplied with ageing barrels for its
whiskey by a leading French winemaker to mark a long lost family connection
having been re-established between Ireland and France.
Top Bordeaux winemaker Barton and Guestier is supplying 50 mature French oak 350 litre barrels to ‘Old Carrick Mill’ distillery in Carrickmacross, County
Monaghan because the old mill, once the leading flour mill in the region, was
once owned by the Barton family.
To this day the building is still known locally in
Carrickmacross as ‘Barton’s Mill’. It was originally run by the family of William
Barton whose brother Thomas co-founded the world famous Barton & Guestier
wine business in Bordeaux in 1725.
Pinkster, Agreeably British Gin
Pinkster, agreeably British Gin. A refreshing 38 % pinky up gin, that deserves your attention and to never let go. I was curious for a while, but it finally happened. It took some time, but it did.
My pink went straight up in the air and I had a chance to nose and to taste this beautiful looking bottle of pink gin. Pinkster is a characteristic, small batch premium gin and characteristic it is for sure, no doubt.
When you visit the website, you will find a short story how this all started. It made me laugh though.
Bathtub Gin and Rumbullion!
We are excited to announce that Morrisons are bringing more premium, award-winning spirits to their customers with the addition of Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin and Rumbullion! to their carefully curated range. The introduction of these lines is just another sign that customers are increasingly turning to products that deliver better quality drinking experiences and excellent value.