Irish Dry Gin – Clean fresh juniper, bright and crisp to taste, is the main botanical used in gin. By law juniper must be the predominant flavour if you want to call a spirit gin. Gin is derived from the Dutch word for juniper ‘jenever’ or the French word for juniper which is ‘genièvre’. There are many types of juniper and we use a combination of two in Thin Gin.
Once you have juniper as the predominant flavour then it requires a careful bend and balance of other herbs, spices and fruits to create a perfect gin. This huge botanical canvas to paint on is what makes the gin category such a wide and varied one. It’s also what makes it a fun and creative area and why there are so many good gins out there.
All the botanicals found in Thin Gin come from nature. Many can be found growing freely in the verdant Irish countryside giving Thin Gin its provenance as a great Irish gin that can stand proudly on the World spirits’ stage. Thin Gin must be tasted to understand the delicate balance of botanicals required to create the multi-layered gin that tastes of summer any time of the year.