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Handmade using the cold compound or bathtub method, Gin Bothy is nestled in the Angus Glens of Scotland. The base spirit used in Original and Gunshot Bothy Gin is produced just over a mile away at a local distillery. They then infuse their Gins with Scottish botanicals, traditional botanicals and local seasonal fruits in small batches, working through the process by hand at each step. In this warming mulled edition, one of Scotland’s oldest drinks meets one of Scotland’s oldest sports; Gunshot.
Full strength spices that truly linger on the finish
Smooth, bold, strong and distinctive: a drink of character
Cinnamon, Cloves, Mixed Spices
Goes great with:
Ginger ale and ice
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It’s a hillwalking tradition to seek shelter and warmth after a long day on the hills. For some this is a cosy seat in the nearest pub, for others it’s a night in a bothy with a hip flask. Inspired by the history and heritage of Scottish bothy life, Gin Bothy was born and they embrace the old fashioned approach - homegrown and simple. What started off as a jam making business soon evolved into a gin brand, putting the excess fruit and leftovers to good use. Thanks to the stewardship of Kim Cameron, founder of Gin Bothy, the business today still follows the same founding principles that Gin Bothy was built upon - producing honest, local drinks that capture the landscape and reconnect with the past.
Flavoured Gins vary in flavour and colour. Often the gin will be infused with a flavour post-distillation through maceration or even the addition and blending of individual distillates or essences. Sometimes the gin will be created in one distillation. These styles of gin often have a key flavour which tends to lead the flavour profile, such as fresh berry fruit, citrus or any number of possible key botanicals and flavours. Although this gin style should still include juniper, it is often not the leading botanical.
Gin Bothy Gins are handmade using the cold compound or bathtub method and the base spirit is produced just over a mile away at a local distillery. They then infuse their Gins with Scottish botanicals, traditional botanicals and local seasonal fruits in small batches, working through the process by hand at each step. The Gin Bothy’s production and visitor experience are split over two sites. The current production facilitates are located on the outskirts of Kirriemuir and closed to the public. The Gin Bothy Experience is housed in a former stables block in the village of Glamis, home to the world famous Glamis Castle.