North Point Distillery

Forss, Highland, Scotland
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Located on the north coast of the Scottish mainland, North Point Distillery sits just a few short miles from the highland town of Thurso. Established in 2020 by friends Struan Mackie and Alex MacDonald, their love of whisky, rum and gin was the catalyst for setting up their distillery and their backgrounds in business and the drinks industry.

The spirits produced at the distillery, including rum and gin, are influenced by the local area, which combines the rugged beauty of Scotland’s north coast with the tranquil, green and peaceful countryside. Sourcing a variety of ingredients as close to home as possible, Struan and Alex’s aims for the distillery are to not only produce premium spirits but also run the distillery with sustainability and the environment at the forefront of their business operations.

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Crosskirk Bay Gin

Taking its name from nearby Crosskirk Bay, this gin is a traditional gin distilled with juniper, rowan berries and Scots pine needles from a very unusual source - a family Christmas tree that was planted in 1993. Piney juniper combines with bright citrus to create a gin that’s classic in flavour profile with the pine and juniper, as well as slight undertones of herbaceous, earthy notes from the pine.


Key Botanical(s): Scots Pine, Rowan Berries
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 45.1% vol
Goes great with: A slice of grapefruit, tonic and ice.


Method: Rectified - Sugar Cane Spirit
Location: North Point Distillery, Highland, Scotland
Released: December 2020



North Point Distillery

Overlooking the rugged North coasts of Scotland, the distillery is powered by 100% renewable energy, most of which comes from the on-site wind farm and with plans for a bio-waste energy plant, leftover waste from the distillation process will be used and converted into energy providing further low-carbon energy for the distillery and the local community.


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