So pull up a tray of ice cubes, slice yourself a lime and prepare to have your taste buds expanded. Real gin, good gin, is one of life’s simple pleasures; it’s year round summer in a glass. And it’s what we’re passionate about.
The sweetened juniper heavy jenever created by the Dutch in the 17th Century has little in common with the clean, clear-scented spirit we now call gin. The modern incarnation of this drink owes its existence to an Irishman, Aeneas Coffey. He patented a column still capable of producing a very pure spirit which didn’t need sweetening, thus the moniker ‘dry’.