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Porters Gin 41.5% ABV

Updated: Jun 24, 2020

What happened when three friends got together and decided to create a gin could be classed as the best of the best? That could be drank straight or with a tonic? They were on a mission to do just that. They created Porter Gin, a juniper heavy gin with light citrus notes that is just to die for.

Porters gin is all the way from Aberdeen, Scotland... The land of awesome gins it seems.

The trio (Josh, Ben and Alex) who came up with this beautiful gin using traditional Copper pot-stills and modern vacuum distillation. It was Professor Andrew Porter from University of Aberdeen who helped them get their hands on the rotary evaporator and they went onto name their beautiful creation after him.

What makes Porters gin so beautiful? 12 botanicals go into this gin. Sourced ethically from all over the world. Juniper, Coriander, Orris Root, Angelica, Almonds, Cassia, Lemon peel, orange peel, cinnamon, licorice, pink pepper and Buddhas Hand. While most of these botanicals go into most gins, Pink Pepper and Buddhas Hand are not so common. Its the Buddhas Hand adds a unique citrus flavor and the Pink Pepper brings out the citrus notes while adding a soft spice finish.

The bottle of this gin is simple and sleek. The label has an illustration of Buddhas Hand and Juniper berries in a flask. The triangle symbolises three friends creating Porter Gin.

Porters Gin and Fever-tree light tonic with a dehydrated orange wheel and juniper berries

Bee's Knees with a twist.

  • 45ml Porters Gin

  • 30ml Fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • 2 Bar spoons of honey

  • 1 Bar spoon of lavender syrup

  • Prosecco

Dry shake (no ice) the above ingredient except the prosecco until honey dissolves.

Add plenty of ice to the shaker and shake for 15 seconds.

Strain and fine strain into a glass.

Top off with prosecco.

Garnish with lemon twist.

Bee's Knees With A Twist

Porters Gin was gifted

#memelovesgin #portersgin #ginandtonic #gincocktails #cheers

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