The first documented European landing in Australia was by Willem Janzsoon. We imagined him and his crew making use of the Dutch Trading company’s spice trade along with the wealth of Australian native botanicals that possibly were available when we conceived the idea of this Jenever style Gin.
To truly capture the idea, we distilled a range of beers from our barrel wonderland to make the malt base component of classic Jenevers. To complement this base we selected botanicals that reflect not only Willem’s homeland, but the spices from countries that the Dutch Trading company would have been transporting, as well as the new botanicals on the distant shores of Australia.
Inspired by the flavours of South East Asia we distill fresh makrut (kaffir) lime leaves, ginger, lemongrass and kumquats alongside more traditional ingredients such as juniper, coriander, angelica and orris....
Whole raspberries were added to the finished gin and macerated for 7 days, bringing a vibrant pink hue and luscious raspberry character. Alongside more traditional botanicals, strawberry gum and earl...
Juniper forward with floral and citrus highlights, our Original Gin gives a nod to tradition, yet looks to the future by distilling modern botanicals alongside more traditional ingredients. Batch distilled...
A traditional style gin with superb juniper character and subtle flavours from botanicals including orange and lemon peel, coriander and cubeb pepper. Only the best of the ‘heart’ spirit is...
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