Dunnet Bay Distillers Unveils Its New Creative Collection Gin Series
21st November 2018
KICKING OF WITH THE CLOOTIE DUMPLING GIN.
The UK's most northerly mainland distillery, Dunnet Bay Distillers, has announced the launch of a new Creative Collection Series. This unique new range will feature Limited Edition adaptations of the multi award-winning Rock Rose Gin, with new recipes and stunning labels that showcase the work of local artists based in the Scottish Highlands.
First up is the Clootie Dumpling Gin, with the artwork and flavour inspired by this traditional Scottish pudding. Contemporary artist Lindsey Gallacher created the unique artwork on a scratchboard layered with china clay and coated with India ink. The image, which shows a Caithness "wifey" making clootie dumplings in her kitchen, was then meticulously etched out using fine points and scalpels.
Lindsey's creativity sparks from her childhood growing up in Caithness and her illustration evokes memories of the traditional steamed Scottish pudding, laden with fruits and spices, which has been used as inspiration for the Clootie Dumpling Gin.
The gin is made in Elizabeth, the distillery’s traditional vapour infusion still, and features actual clootie dumplings, made by Co-Founder Claire’s mam, which are placed in the vapour basket along with juniper, raisins and the additional spices of nutmeg and allspice. The result is a traditional junipery gin with added notes of raisin, treacle and light spice - a clootie dumpling in a glass!
Claire Murray, Dunnet Bay Distillers, Co-Founder, says, "We have long championed the Caithness environment and botanicals through our spirits and so it’s incredibly exciting to now be championing artists from the local area and the Scottish Highlands too! Our Clootie Dumpling Gin displays sherry notes from the raisins on the nose, with warming juniper, nutmeg, treacle and cinnamon on the pallet - delicious! We suggest serving with tonic and a slice of clementine."
The Clootie Dumpling Gin will be available for pre-sale from 29th November, priced at £30 for 500ml. Plus, look out for more launches in the Creative Collection in 2019!
This May, Dunnet Bay Distillers, will launch a new permanent addition to its portfolio - Holy Grass Vodka - Cold Brew Coffee Edition. This delicious coffee flavoured vodka has been created in partnership with Glasgow based, the Ovenbird Coffee Roasters.
Uniquely Refreshing Pink Grapefruit Gin. This Month, Scotland's most northerly mainland distillery, Dunnet Bay, is announcing the launch of a new gin, set to become a permanent part of its portfolio.
Author of the report - Alison O'Connor. Executive Summary Scotland's brewing and distilling sectors play a vital role in the Scottish economy.
Dunnet Bay Distillers from Caithness are celebrating after being named winner of the Best Distilled Drink category at the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards. The Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards celebrate passion, quality and innovation across the region.
AWARDED THE HIGHEST ACCOLADE FROM VISIT SCOTLAND. Dunnet Bay Distillery, the UK's most northerly mainland is distillery, has secured a highly sought-after five star rating from Visit Scotland, recognising it as one of the country's top tourist attractions.
Dunnet Bay Distillers, the UK's most northerly mainland distillery, has secured its first nationwide supermarket listing, with its acclaimed Rock Rose Gin launching into 135 Sainsbury's stores this July. The launch is the latest in a series of exciting developments for the craft distillery, which has significantly expanded to keep up with growing demand.
Unique Caithness collaboration will delight both archaeology and gin enthusiasts. Archaeology and craft gin may seem like worlds apart, but two entrepreneurial companies from the far north of Scotland have teamed up to create a special craft gin, inspired by the prehistoric landscape of Caithness.
The launch of Broch Rose gin is on Wednesday 20th evening at the distillery tasting room of Dunnet Bat Distillery. Tickets are £20 including a Rock Rose G&T, canapes, tutored tasting of Broch Rose gin and to finish a Broch Rose G&T.
A Caithness distillery has embarked on a major expansion that will boost its turnover and international sales and create at least one new job. Dunnet Bay Distillery (DBDL) has secured a £64,000 contribution from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) towards the £248,000 development.
On 7th October, Dunnet Bay Distillery, the UK's most northerly mainland distillery will launch its third seasonal release. As with each limited edition in the range, the Autumn Edition features the same base botanicals as the multi award-winning Rock Rose Gin but with some seasonal variations.
[Printer Friendly Version]