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This latest expression from Sipsmith is a surefire crowd pleaser. Launched in April this year, it is their original London Dry recipe distilled with “dialled up” juniper (50% more than the original recipe) and cacao, then “rested” on fresh orange zest.
Summer is here! Well, in a gin bottle, at least. Inspired by the blooms of midsummer Hendrick's Midsummer Solstice Gin, a limited release, was recently launched (in March in the UK and May in the US) with much marketing fanfare. As a confirmed Hendrick’s fan, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a bottle.
You might be forgiven for thinking that Verdant Dry Gin is named after a gin distiller’s homage to the emergent greenery heralding spring. And in one sense it is. Andrew Mackenzie, the founder of Verdant Spirits is an emergent talent in the world of gin distilling, while at the same time naming his firstborn as a nod to Dundee’s textile heritage.