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Thomas Dakin could be considered one of the founding forefathers of modern gin, truly an entrepreneur and pioneer, setting up the Bridge Street Distillery in Warrington at the tender age of 25 at a time when the quality of most gin was dire.
In a country known for its cachaça, it was a bold move in 2017 to establish a gin distillery. But that’s exactly what the founders of Amázzoni Gin did on an old coffee plantation in Fazenda Cachoiera in the Paraiba river valley. Amázzoni Gin is one of only a handful of gins to come out of South America with the Amazon at the heart of its botanical profile.
An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin from Sliabh Liag Distillery, established in 2017, is proud of its coastal heritage and the fact that it is the first gin to be distilled in County Donegal in a pot still called Méabh (old Irish for ‘she who intoxicates’).