“The clear distilled alcohol first becomes a neutral spirit, and then is infused with botanicals, including juniper, to create unique flavours. Gin is also the key spirit in many beloved cocktails and is a truly versatile spirit.”
South Africa has a wide range of home-grown Gins to make your favourite, the list is endless but here are a few you can try for sundowners this festive season. Black Mountain Gin with a stylish label is crafted in the Karoo and triple distilled by wood fire in a traditional Cape Potstill.
Mari Ocean Gin is distilled with ocean water to enhance the flavours, giving it a distinctive smooth finish and delicately balanced taste. Blind Tiger Gin which was founded by Capetonian Keegan Cook in 2017. There are also a number of international gins which have proven to top the list of favourites.
Brooklyn Gin is hand-crafted one small batch at a time, using traditional artisan spirit-making methods and without compromises.