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Solway Spirits

Cummertrees, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
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Solway Spirits is a small batch craft distillery located on the majestic Solway Coast in South West Scotland, using British suppliers for the highest quality ingredients.

Solway Gins use a blend of botanicals, including juniper, coriander, orris root, angelica, orange peel, liquorice root and a few others which are foraged locally. The team at Solway use a rectification column, making the spirit wonderfully smooth before cooling it through the condenser to make a silky smooth elixir.

The Solway passion and commitment is second to none. A true micro distillery producing only fifty bottles per batch, which are bottled and labelled by hand.

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Dry Gin

Solway Dry Gin is made in the style of a London Dry Gin, but with a subtle difference. The aroma is juniper and sweet citrus. The taste is a hit of juniper, which mellows into a faint cumin and cardamom to give a spiced note with a back tone of lemon.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Cardamom, Cumin, Lemon
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of lemon, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: April 2016

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Classic Gin

Solway Classic Gin is produced to pay homage to a great gin of yesteryear and that is Old Tom - made famous for such classic cocktails as the Tom Collins and Gimlet. This Gin is a little sweeter and the aroma is coriander and lemon. The taste is orange and lemon to start, slowly fading to angelica and liquorice then a smooth juniper flavour to finish.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Angelica, Coriander, Liquorice
Gin Style: Old Tom
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A wedge of orange, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: April 2016

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Cortes Gin

Solway Cortes Gin is named after Hernan Cortes, who is credited with introducing vanilla to Europe. A luxuriously smooth gin, initial sweetness gives way to juniper and floral notes that come from the elderflower with a silky warming finish.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Vanilla Pods, Elderflower
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: Fresh raspberries, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: July 2017

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Apple Caramel Gin

Solway Apple Caramel Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with apples and sweet caramel. On the nose sweet apple pie and toffee fudge, which is also replicated on the palate - sweet apples, rich, smooth and luxurious caramel and sweet, slightly aromatic cinnamon.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Apples, Caramel, Cinnamon
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of apple, ginger ale or tonic, ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: February 2018

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Rhubarb Crumble Gin

The clue is in the name. Beautifully smooth, this gin has rhubarb, juniper and citrus on the nose. This gin is infused with fresh rhubarb and vanilla pods then a little torrified wheat for a short period.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Rhubarb, Vanilla Pods, Torrified Wheat
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: Ginger ale and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: August 2017

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Cherry Almond Bakewell Gin

Solway Cherry Almond Bakewell Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with cherries and almonds. On the nose sweet jammy fruits with a hint of frangipane and on the palate is described as an explosion of ripe cherry and almonds on the finish.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Juniper, Cherry, Almond
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of lime, cocktail cherries, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: September 2018

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Gingerlicious Gin

Solway Gingerlicious Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with ginger, lime and a hint of gingerbread syrup. On the nose, oriental ginger with a delicious, warming and aromatic flavour profile.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Juniper, Ginger, Lime
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of lime, ginger ale or tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: September 2019

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Passionate Gin

Solway Passionate Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with juicy passion fruit and beautifully smooth and creamy vanilla. On the nose the fresh, exotic fruit bursts with hints of piney juniper and on the palate balanced bursts of tart passionfruit and vanilla.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Passionfruit, Vanilla
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of passionfruit, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: August 2018

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Sticky Toffee Gin

Solway Sticky Toffee Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with dates and caramel. On the nose and palate sticky toffee pudding in a glass.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Dates, Caramel
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A few sliced strawberries, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: September 2019

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Strawberries & Cream Gin

Solway Strawberries & Cream Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with strawberries, vanilla and a touch of black peppercorns. On the nose piney juniper, strawberries and cream and on the palate a balance of sweet strawberries, creamy smooth vanilla with a hint of heat and spice.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Strawberries, Vanilla, Black Peppercorns
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A few sliced strawberries, a sprig of fresh mint, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: May 2019

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Turkish Delight Gin

Solway Turkish Delight Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals as the base, which is infused with geranium, rosewater and rose petals. On the nose, a scented floral bouquet and on the palate, unmistakable fragrant roses.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Rose Petals, Rosewater, Geranium
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A few raspberries, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: June 2018

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Violet Gin

Solway Turkish Delight Gin is created using Solway Dry Gin, which is a classic London Dry style gin distilled using juniper, citrus and other classic gin botanicals. The infusion behind this gin is a closely guarded secret but the gin is described as having a fragrantly scented elixir with big notes of Parma Violet on the nose and a well balanced, smooth fragrant and complex palate.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Violet Petals
Gin Style: Contemporary
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A sprig of lavender, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Solway Spirits Distillery, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Released: August 2018

Purchase: Click here to buy (Affiliate Link)

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