Spirit of the Month: August 2017

We choose our Spirit of the Month to highlight some of the greatest spirits in the world. Some of them are age-old classics, some of them are great new releases, but whatever it is, you can be sure that it's something we love. This month we've chosen:

Edinburgh Gin – The Whisky Exchange Spirit of the Month
Edinburgh Gin – The Whisky Exchange Spirit of the Month
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Edinburgh Gin

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A modern Scottish gin made with native plants and botanicals such as lavender, pine buds and cobnuts, then given extra zest with lemongrass and lime peel. Crisp, clean and zesty, this is an ideal summertime gin.

Tasting Notes

Glass of Edinburgh Gin

From The Producer

  • Nose: Clean and fresh with spiced notes.
  • Palate: Rounded juniper, pine, floral lavender, with hints of soft spice and aromatic citrus.
  • Finish: Bright citrus giving away to a round, smooth finish.

Style

    Character

    About Edinburgh Gin

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    History

    Edinburgh Gin was launched in 2010 with a mission to produce modern, characterful gin. Edinburgh and the nearby port of Leith both have a long history of making as well as trading gin and its Dutch sibling, jenever. In the late 18th century, there were nearly 400 illicit stills and distilleries producing the spirit as the gin craze swept across the city.

    Since launching Edinburgh Gin, the company has released new bottlings: Seaside Gin, which uses coastal botanicals for a maritime note; navy-strength Cannonball Gin; and a range of much-praised fruit liqueurs.

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    • 5
      10 August 2014

      I had this today after touring the distillery and it's fantastic. A must try for any one interested in quality gin