MAYFIELD SUSSEX HOP GIN

A DIABOLICALLY DELECTABLE GIN FROM THE HOME OF THE GOOD ST. DUNSTAN, MAYFIELD E.SUSSEX

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"DRAGGED BY ITS NOSTRILS TO ST. DUNSTAN'S COPPER POT"

CREATED BY JAMES RACKHAM, FOUNDER OF ARTISANAL SPIRITS COMPANY, EMPORIA BRANDS, LIVERYMAN OF THE WORSHIPFUL GROUP OF DISTILLERS & RESIDENT OF MAYFIELD, E.SUSSEX. THE DRAMATIC LABEL DEPICTS THE STORY OF ST. DUNSTAN & THE DEVIL, AN EPIC EVENT WHICH, AS THE STORY GOES, HAPPENED IN THE 10TH CENTURY IN MAYFIELD VILLAGE.

OUR HOPS WERE DISCOVERED AS A WILD HOP GROWING IN LOCAL HEDGEROWS AND ARE NOW CULTIVATED IN JUST ONE ACRE OF A THITY ACRE HOP FARM IN SALEHURST. SUSSEX HOP IS NOW AN APPROVED VARIETY AND GIVES AN AMAZING CITRUS & HOP CHARACTER TO OUR GIN.

MAYFIELD SUSSEX HOP GIN IS A RECIPE OF 8 NATURAL BOTANICALS. JUNIPER BERRIES OF COURSE, FOLLOWED BY OUR SIGNATURE BOTANICAL. JUNIPER BERRIES OF COURSE, FOLLOWED BY OUR SIGNATURE BOTANICAL, SUSSEX HOP, FOLLOWED BY ORANGE PEEL, LEMON PEEL, CORIANDER SEED, ANGELICA ROOT, ORRIS ROOT AND LIQUORICE. EACH BOTANICAL IS MICRO-DISTILLED IN OUR 150-YEAR-OLD COPPER POT STIL, THEN BROUGHT TOGETHER TO CRATE THIS UNIQUE PERSONALITY.

NOSE: ZESTY LIME AND ORANGE CIRUS, PINE FRESH JUNIPER, CRACKED BLACK PEPPER, PARMA-VIOLETS AND LIQUORICE.

PALATE: DRY, PINEY JUNIPER WITH PRONOUNCED BLACK PEPPER AND CINNAMON SPICE, SEA SALT, ZESTY CITRUS AND FAINT FLORAL NOTES.