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Smithies Gin

Arbroath, Angus, Scotland
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Smithies Gin is the result of a long held passion of Patti Smith and her two daughters, Jill and Beth. Patti has owned Smithies Deli in Arbroath for nearly 20 years and it has gained a reputation as being a specialist bottle shop, with a particular focus on gin. As the family’s obsession for gin grew, they decided to make their very own Smithies Gin, inspired by the daughters’ memories of their Grandad and his love for botanics and growing plants, flowers and herbs from seed. Some of the original plants that he established have been used to make Smithies Gin, giving the creators a great sense of pride with three generations of the family involved in bringing this gin to life.

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Smithies Gin

The family trio behind Smithies wanted to create a versatile gin that wasn’t overly prescriptive in how it should be enjoyed. They want people to custom the mixer and garnish according to their own palate or mood. Contains a wonderful selection of botanicals including bay leaves, redcurrants, gooseberries and lemon peel.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Juniper, Lime Peel, Redcurrants
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A wedge of pink grapefruit, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Distillutions, Angus, Scotland (Contract Distilled)
Released: July 2018

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Smithies Honeycomb Old Tom Gin

Based on the original Smithies Gin recipe, this expression uses a childhood favourite to create a sweeter gin profile - honeycomb toffee. Sometimes called cinder toffee, providing the sweet flavour profile associated with the Old Tom gin style. Can be enjoyed neat over ice or served with ginger ale to bring out the sweet flavours of the honeycomb toffee.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Juniper, Honeycomb Toffee
Gin Style: Flavoured, Old Tom
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: Ginger ale and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Distillutions, Angus, Scotland (Contract Distilled)
Released: April 2019

Purchase: Click here to buy

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Smithies Spearmint Gin

Smithies Spearmint Gin is a seasonal limited edition gin that uses the classic Smithies Gin, which features juniper, bay leaves, redcurrants, gooseberries and lemon peel, and is then infused with spearmint grown in the Smithies family garden.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Juniper, Spearmint
Gin Style: Flavoured
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A sprig of mint, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Distillutions, Angus, Scotland (Contract Distilled)
Released: August 2019

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Smithies Rosemary Gin

Smithies Rosemary Gin is a seasonal limited edition gin that uses the classic Smithies Gin, which features juniper, bay leaves, redcurrants, gooseberries and lemon peel, and is then infused with rosemary grown in the Smithies family garden.

Details

Key Botanical(s): Juniper, Rosemary
Gin Style: Flavoured
Strength: 40% vol
Goes great with: A slice of orange, a sprig of rosemary, tonic and ice.

Production

Method: Rectified - Grain Neutral Spirit
Location: Distillutions, Angus, Scotland (Contract Distilled)
Released: August 2020

Purchase: Click here to shop Smithies Gin

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