Far Reaches Gin uses global botanical blend

09 October, 2017

A new small batch gin inspired by global travel is ready to hit the off-trade.

Far Reaches Gin is hand-produced in London using 13 botanicals sourced from around the world and inspired by the founders’ global travels.

The spirit, bottled at cocktail-strength 41.3%, is a twist on the classic London Dry Gin, with a forward citrus and floral taste profile. Five key botanicals, each sourced from a different continent, are central to the recipe. These are kumquat from Asia, juniper from Europe, quandong from Australia, sarsaparilla from the Americas and grains of paradise from Africa.

Far Reaches’ small batch process allows maximum spirit contact with each botanical and even heat distribution throughout the distillation, resulting in a smooth, premium product.

Co-founder Andrew Whiting, said: “Having sampled scored of botanicals, and after many tweaks to our recipe, we are delighted to repsent out new gin: Far Reaches – the perfect spirit for fans of travel and adventure. Far Reaches offers a new take on other gins with citrus-focused flavours from exotic botanicals. Instead of the more conventional orange, lemon or lime, our recipe balances juniper with fresh kumquat notes.

“The quandong and tangy sarsaparilla add a bittersweet edge, finished with warm, peppery spice from the grains of paradise.

“We invite gin fans seeking fresh and unique flavours to enjoy our new gin. Far Reaches is one of only a handful of special spirits to be conceived, distilled and bottled in the British capital – the historical home of gin.”

Far Reaches Gin is priced at £38 and is currently available from master of Malt and off-trade independent retailers including Vineking stores throughout Surrey. 

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