Pickering’s Gin and a Peacocktail

Pickering's Gin

Pickering’s Gin

Pickering’s Gin, a fabulous collection of the perfect gin. I was so pleased that I received a couple of samples to try. It is a different direction, but still connected with Whisky, for they used casks from the whisky regions of Scotland.

I am a fan! And not just of the peacock and their peacocktails. It is just a fabulous Gin for amazing adventures.

 

 

This gin has the option to drink it pure, with ice or just mix it in a cocktail. Be creative, you are going to be flabbergasted with the possibilities.

Pickering’s Gin, Speyside (47%)

  • Color: Transparent
  • Nose: Citrus, fresh, lime, vanilla, scraped wet wood from the forest
  • Taste: Woody, vanilla, caramel and hints of the whisky.
  • Finish: Smooth and refreshing
Pickering’s Gin, Islay (47%)
  • Color: Transparent
  • Nose: Peaty, toffee, chocolate, lavender, nutmeg, rosemary and a sea breeze
  • Taste: Strong, flowery, iodine, saltiness and medicinal
  • Finish: Peaty

Pickering’s Gin, Lowland (47%)

  • Color: Transparent
  • Nose: Lemon, fresh, mandarin, grapefruit, anise and the leaves of the nasturtium
  • Taste: Sweet,  a bit spicy with hints of citrus notes and squeezed lemon.
  • Finish: Fresh and tingling

Pickering’s Gin, Highland (47%)

  • Color: Transparent
  • Nose: Pepperish, coriander and fresh juniper, apricots and sultana’s
  • Taste: Sweet with hints of chopped pepper, chive and in the background sweet juniper and apricots
  • Finish: Lingering and tingeling

Pickering’s Gin, Island (47%)

  • Color: Transparent
  • Nose: Spicy, cinnamon, warm toffee and hints of peat, vanilla, time and fresh juniper
  • Taste: Fresh, salty and a complexity of smoke and nutmeg
  • Finish: Dry with a fresh note

You can enjoy all of these gin’s pure, but you can also make a cocktail with a various of ingredients. Like I did for a perfect summer.

Tropical Dream Cocktail with a squeeze:

50 ml Pickering Gin, Lowland
1 squeezed Lemon
1 squeezes Orange
30 ml Mango juice
30 ml Passionfruit juice
10 ml Water

Shake it well and garnish the cocktail with a slice of passion fruit.
The founders Marcus Pickering and Matt Gammell both did a marvelous job. They hand-selected the used barrels from Islay, Speyside, the Highlands, the Lowlands and Islands.

 

In May 2016, they were ready to roll out their most limited edition to date: Pickering’s Oak Aged Gin. When you are curious and would like to know a bit more, just go Pickering’s Gin for more information.

 

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