Dumfries & Galloway

BQA Aged Gin

Where is it from?
Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway

What's in it?
Juniper and other traditional gin botanicals

What's the damage?
£28 for 70cl

Is it Strong?
46% ABV

What makes it interesting?

The Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms Hotel, based in the picturesque market town of Thornhill, has teamed up with fellow local business The Creative Whisky Company - which specialises in exclusive, single cask, single malt whiskies - to produce two house brands: one for whisky and one for gin. One of only the few barrel-aged gins in Scotland, this London Dry style is aged for three months in an oak whisky barrel.

Solway Classic Gin

Where is it from?
Solway Firth

What's in it?
Juniper, coriander, orris root, angelica, orange peel and liquorice root.

What's the damage?
£28.00 for 70cl

Is it Strong?
40% ABV

What makes it interesting?

Solway Spirits is a micro distillery which uses British suppliers. With their rectification column they produce only fifty bottles per batch, each bottled and labelled by hand. Solway Classic Gin pays homage to the Old Tom style of gin, with a slightly sweeter profile. The taste builds with citrus and finishes with piney juniper. 

Solway Dry Gin

Where is it from?
Solway Firth

What's in it?
Juniper, coriander, orris root, angelica, orange peel, liquorice root and other local botanicals.

What's the damage?
£28.00 for 70cl

Is it Strong?
40% ABV

What makes it interesting?

Solway Spirits is a micro distillery which uses only British suppliers. With their rectification column they produce only fifty bottles per batch, each bottled and labelled by hand. Solway Dry Gin is made in the style of a London Dry. The taste is a hit of juniper with back notes of lemon. 

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