Gin Maker's Kit The Gentleman Blended Gin Kit

€37,95
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Gin Maker's Kit The Gentleman Blended Gin Kit

The perfect gift for a special man in your life with his very own bespoke blend of gin. Created in less than 24 hours with very simple and easy steps. All he needs to do is add one sachet of the blended botanical sachets into any vodka and it will develop over one day. There are enough ingredients to create two bottles of gin.

An ideal gift for Christmas, Valentine's Day, birthdays, or Father's day.

Tube contains:

  • Italian Glass Bottle.
  • Label.
  • Filter papers.
  • Funnel.
  • Fine mesh sieve.
  • Two botanical mix sachets (including juniper berries and gin toppers).

How Do The Kits Work?

All gin and rum start life as a clear distilled spirit into which botanicals are infused with the dominant flavour being juniper. We suggest you use ordinary vodka which works really well and is readily available in all supermarkets.

The Gin Etc kits enable you to infuse the botanicals supplied into vodka to create a compound gin. Unlike most commercially available gin, a compound gin is not then distilled to refine its clarity. The method in these kits makes it possible to recreate and, more excitingly, manipulate the flavours of gin. You will understand more about the flavours different botanicals impart and create your own blend in under 24 hours.

Hint & Tips

  • You get out what you put in; if you start with a really intensely flavoured bottle of vodka, all the botanicals in the world will not help it.
  • Gin Etc. usually use a standard supermarket's own brand of vodka. It is relatively cheap and very neutral in flavour.
  • After a couple of weeks the gin tends to mellow, so don’t despair if it is a bit punchy at first.
  • A word of warning, please remove the botanicals after infusing to stop the process.
  • Rumour has it that refining the vodka through a water filter prior to the infusion refines the taste even further.

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