The Orkney Gin Company draw inspiration from their islands rich culture, archaeology and traditions. The award winning gin takes a refreshingly modern twist on a traditional style, producing unique and distinctly Orcadian gin.
This is Orkney Gin Co's latest Gin and is their “summer’ captured in a bottle! Made to traditional Old Tom style which was popular in the 18th century, this is a softer lightly sweetened gin. Botanicals include Juniper, cinnamon, rose and Seville orange peel all infused in copious quantities of rhubarb.
All the rhubarb is hand-picked and cut. .
Est - 06/17
Location - Orkney
Owner(s) - Andrea & Gary Watt
Type - Gin
Serving Suggestions - Neat on the rocks, with a quality Indian tonic or ginger ale. Added to Prosecco for a special occasion.
Known Botanicals - Rhubarb, Juniper, Cinnamon, rose and orange
Tasting Notes -
Nose: Freshly cut rhubarb
Palate: Explosion of rhubarb complemented by the lightly sweetened Old Tom style gin with notes of rose and orange.
This is a lovely gin with a rhubarb flavour. I don’t normally like flavoured gin but this is first class. Very nice.
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