Nestled amongst the rolling hills of rural Aberdeenshire, Blackford Craft Distillery Ltd is a family run, micro distillery based out of a 19th century steading in Blackford, near Rothienorman, that produces premium, handcrafted, small batch spirits, which are inspired by the local landscape and Aberdeenshire’s prehistoric past.
Est - 10/16
Location - Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
Owner(s) - Neil and Katie Sime
Type - Gin
Serving Suggestions - Mediterranean/aromatic tonic with pomegranate seeds.
Mediterranean tonic with pink grapefruit and basil
Known Botanicals - Aberdeenshire heather honey and wild heather blossom;
Organic lemon peel, coriander seeds and juniper berries
Tasting Notes -
Nose: crisp and clean floral note with subtle hints of coriander freshness and citrus
Palate: juniper forward, with sweetness from the honey, followed by spice, citrus and floral notes, no alcohol burn
Finish: long, pine finish gives a lasting, woody flavour.
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