All spirits start their journey as a lower alcohol by volume (ABV) liquid. Ours is made by milling grain, adding yeast which consumes naturally occurring sugars that creates alcohol and CO2 as by products.
Our copper still is filled with alcohol and slowly heated. The key to distillation is that alcohol boils 78.4 oC, whereas water needs to reach 100 oC. The alcohol evaporates and moves up the still separating itself from the water.
The alcohol vapour reaches the condenser and turns back into a liquid – a more concentrated alcohol with a new flavour profile imparted from the botanicals.
INFUSION & BARREL AGEING
Post distillation, an additional infusion can be added (e.g. saffron is infused to create our Saffron gin) or the gin can be rested in wooden barrels (e.g. our Barrel Aged Gin).
Spirits are blended with water to achieve its final alcohol strength, ours ranging from 37.5% to 58% ABV. It is then bottled, labelled, and sealed by hand before being shipped out of the distillery.