Did you know Wales is upping their gin game? They are offering us some delicious gems that you need to try! This blog gathers together 6 wonderful gins that are missing from your gin cart.
1- Aber Falls Orange Marmalade Gin
This beautiful gin is infused with botanical ingredients from across North Wales and has been expertly crafted using Welsh water, filtered from the Snowdon mountain range. This orange marmalade gin has a beautiful balance of sweetness and bitter orange flavours. This gin is guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds, with the pine flavour of juniper, a citrus hit and a warming aftertaste. If you love citrus flavours this is the gin for you.
2- Dyfi Pollination Gin
Dyfi Pollination gin is produced in small batches at a Welsh gin distillery using the highest London Dry standards. The foraged botanicals come from within the Biosphere reserve. Each bottle is hand-signed and batch-numbered giving it a very personal touch. Dyfi Pollination gin also won Best Gin, Great British Food Awards 2017 and is a must to try.3- GWYR Gower Gin
GŴYR Grower gin is made with foraged green and bronze fennel from local welsh beaches and is blended with fresh lemon zest and pink grapefruit for a smooth aromatic and zesty taste. The delicious gin has also been awarded The Gin Guide Best in Wales 2019, a San Francisco Bronze, London Spirits Silver and a Great Taste award. If you love aromatic and zesty gin, this one's for you.4- Eccentric Violet Gin
Eccentric gin started in the cellars of a building which has stood in Llantrisant, Wales for over 200 years. Eccentric Violet Flavoured Gin is contributing to the hype surrounding the much loved Violet gin. This is a simple gin with a subtle colour but its flavour is bursting with violet flowers. The smoothness of its taste is complemented by violet sweetness. Why not try it with the artisan drinks co violet tonic water to amplify this gin’s sweetness and violet goodness?
5- Brecon Special Reserve Gin
Penderyn Distillery is an award-winning gin which is distilled using botanicals from across the world. This gin is flavoured with Juniper from Macedonia, orange peel from Spain, Madagascan cinnamon, Chinese cassia bark, Sri Lankan liquorice, French angelica root, Russian coriander, Spanish lemon peel, Italian orris root and Indian nutmeg. To create this clear, crisp, clean and exceptionally smooth gin, the 10 specially selected botanicals, married with Penderyn barley spirit and waters drawn from the Penderyn Distillery in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales, UK.
6- Merywen Gin
Merywen Gin comes from the North Star Distillery, which was opened in 2016 in North Wales. Merywen Gin’s botanicals include juniper, gorse and heather. The taste is herbaceous with a drying, subtly peppery juniper sitting at the core, with a touch of berry sweetness surrounding it. If you love a berry sweetness to your gin then this is the perfect gin for you!
Fun Fact: Did you know Merywen is actually the Welsh word for juniper!
Once you’ve filled your gin chart with these wonderful welsh gins, why not head over to our Ultimate gin library to find more delicious gins.