Scurvy Gin Navy Strength 70cl
Great in a G&T with a good tonic, Fever-Tree Mediterranean or Peter Spanton No 5 Lemongrass and Ginger, but knock-out in a Negroni with a bar-spoon of olive brine. Why not fix yourself that noblest of cocktails, the Gimlet and enjoy a piece of naval history.
Gin at 57% abv traces its roots to either the “proof” of strength to avoid being swindled with watered down gin (gunpowder, sparked into gin at this strength would stay lit), or perhaps from the fact that, if spilled on gunpowder, the cannons would still fire. Either way, scurvy grass, gin and the Royal Navy are inseparable in history.
Born in Tintagel. Born to be enjoyed.
9 botanicals including fresh lemon and lime peel and locally foraged fresh scurvy grass creates a robust, juniper led gin with bold citrus notes, hints of liquorice and peppery heat from the scurvy grass.
Juniper, Scurvy Grass, Fresh lemon peel, Fresh lime peel, Angelica Root, Liquorice Root, Orris Root, Coriander seed, Grains of Paradise
The Wrecking Coast Distillery was born out of a passion for creating distinctive spirits that we enjoy. Spirits with a notable Cornish flourish. Spirits that make us proud to say “we made that”.
All of our spirits are created, designed, produced and bottled in our distillery in North Cornwall. This ensures your bottle of Wrecking Coast spirit is made in Cornwall.
Wherever possible we use local ingredients including fresh Cornish Clotted Cream, Cornish Natural Spring Water or Cornish Sloe berries. Many of our botanicals are foraged locally to provide you with a taste of Cornwall in every drop.
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