|The Englishman Montgomery' Monty' Collins went to Berlin in 1945 as a member of the Royal Air Force. Over time he ended up in the Black Forest and opened his inn, 'For Wild Monkeys'. There, he invented his Gin who he baptized Monkey 47 after the 47 botanicals he used. From cranberry to mint, pomelo, blackberries, rosehip and jasmine; too many herbs to mention, which makes it wonderfully spicy and floral.
|The name of this English Gin dates from 1920. At the time of the reclamation, the quality of homemade American Gin was not very good. By putting the Gin in a bath for a while, the taste became a bit better. Another explanation is that people used to mix alcohol with all kinds of herbs at home in their bath to make their own Gin. This Bathtub Gin is also made this way, with juniper, coriander, orange, cinnamon, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.
|A rather odd Gin, made from grape alcohol; also the basis of Cognac. The creator is Eurowinegate, located in the French Cognac area. Their intention was to create a real French Gin. The name Floraison refers to the period when the vines have finished flowering and the grapes begin to grow. The herbs used are juniper, coriander, coriander, cassichors, lime, pepperberries and liquorice. The Gin is very floral; almost as if you're walking between flowering vines.
|A Spanish Gin with influences of Mediterranean herbs. The recipe is quite old, from the 19th century. The influence of the Mediterranean areas is clearly palatable; olives, basil, rosemary and thyme are the herbs used. Of course next to the 'solid' Gin botanicals juniper, coriander, orange and green cardamom. When you taste this Gin, it feels like you're walking near the Mediterranean Sea past a small restaurant. A delicious, intensely seasoned Gin.
|Ki No Bi roughly translates at ‘The Beauty of the Seasons’. It is a gin inspired by tradition and distilled, blended and bottled in Kyoto. KI NO BI Kyoto Craft Gin is undeniably a Dry Style Gin but with a distinct Japanese twist. The gin is created with Japanese botanicals such as yellow yuzu, hinoki wood chips, bamboo, gyokuro tea and green sansho berries. KI NO BI is bottled at 45.7% ABV, and uses a rice spirit base and peerless water sourced from Fushimi, a famous brewing district in Japan.
|The Dutch distillery Nolet in Schiedam has existed since 1691 and is still family owned. For a number of years they have also been making Gin. this 'Silver' is a very special Gin based on fruit, flowers and herbs. Peach, raspberry and Spanish rose are the most important ingredients. The alcohol is made from wheat, with added juniper, coriander, iris root, liquorice and lemon rind. A Gin, made for a new generation of Gin lovers; floral, fresh and spicy.