SAINT DUNSTAN & THE DEVIL



THE STORY OF SAINT DUNSTAN & THE DEVIL

THE DRAMATIC LABEL FOUND ON OUR MAYFIELD SUSSEX HOP GIN DEPICTS THE STORY OF SAINT DUNSTAN & THE DEVIL, AN EPIC EVENT, WHICH AS THE STORY GOES, HAPPENED IN MAYFIELD VILLAGE, E.SUSSEX.

THE STORY ILLUSTRATION IS ACCOMPANIED BY A SHORT POEM DESCRIBING SAINT DUNSTAN'S ENCOUNTER, WITH THE ORIGINAL TONGS STILL ON DISPLAY IN HIS OLD HOME, NOW MAYFIELD GIRLS SCHOOL.

"SAINT DUNSTAN, AS THE STORY GOES, ONCE PULL'D THE DEVIL BY THE NOSE...WITH RED-HOT TONGS WHICH MADE HIM ROAR. THAT HE WAS HEARD THREE MILES or MORE"

SAINT DUNSTAN, HAS BEEN KNOWN TO HAVE A NUMBER OF ENCOUNTERS WITH THE DEVIL, WITH A NUMBER OF STORIES BASED IN MAYFIELD AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS OF E.SUSSEX REMINDERS OF SAINT DUNSTAN AND THE DEVIL CAN BE FOUND ALL THROUGHOUT THE AWARD-WINNING TOWN OF MAYFIELD WITH IT'S 

BUILDINGS AND PICTURESQUE COUNTRYSIDES.

SUSSEX IS ALSO NOT ONLY KNOWN FOR ITS FOLKLORE TALES AND HISTORY BUT ITS RICH HISTORY IN HOP FARMING AND BEER PRODUCTION WHICH IS WHY SUSSEX HOP WAS USED AS A BOTANICAL IN THIS DELECTABLE GINMAYFIELD SUSSEX HOP, THE SIGNATURE BOTANICAL WAS FOUND GROWING WILD IN A LOCAL HEDGEROW IN E.SUSSEX. SUSSEX HOP, IS NOW AN APPROVED VARIETY. THE CITRUS NOTES AND CHARACTER OF SUSSEX HOPS MAKES IT PERFECT TO COMBINE WITH A HIGH QUALITY TONIC AND LEMON SLICE.