McLean's Winter Spiced Gin

37.5% ABV

£37.95

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McLean’s Spiced Gin is a seasonal release, available as a festive winter warmer between November to January. Spiced is an incredibly versatile gin that is as warming as it is refreshing so can be enjoyed equally by the fireplace at winter as well as in the heat of summer. Classic gin botanicals including angelica, orange peel and cinnamon are paired with allspice, ginger, pine and clove to create a deliciously spiced gin.

Tasting notes

Key Flavours:

Nose:

Cedarwood, fresh orange, leather, musk

Taste:

Oak, fresh basil and winter spices, not unlike a young lowland whisky

Finish:

Rich and warm with lingering fresh orange and savoury herbs

Key Botanical(s):

Angelica, Allspice, Ginger, Pine

Goes great with:

Ginger beer and ice
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About

McLean’s Gin started in an inconspicuous tenement flat, in Battlefield in the Southside of Glasgow, known as the “gin cupboard”; possibly one of the smallest gin operations in Europe. Colin McLean and partner Jess developed their passion for gin making after receiving a ‘Make Your Own Gin’ kit one Christmas. The now married Mr & Mrs McLean have since upscaled to their “gin lab” in Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, where they have increased production to over 30l batches, five times their old cupboard capacity.

Bathtub Gin

Bathtub Gin takes its name from a term that first appeared in America in the 1920’s during the prohibition era as bootleggers found bathtubs were the perfect size for making batches of gin. Also known as compounded or cold compounded, this production method combines a neutral alcohol spirit and botanicals in a large vessel where the alcohol slowly extracts the flavours and colours from the botanicals. 

Production

Based in South Lanarkshire, the McLean’s ‘Gin Lab’ isn’t technically a distillery, as most of the McLean’s Gin expressions are produced using the cold compound method. However, the Ginnery or ‘Gin Lab’, as it’s affectionately known, provides ample space and opportunity for the team at McLean’s Gin to experiment with new flavours and the development of new products. More recent products, including Something Clear and special edition Strathaven Hedgerow have been distilled by Colin in partnership with other local distilleries.

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