As part of the launch of our new gin series, we will be writing a blog about each of our artisan gin producers. This week we are celebrating Cornish small batch distillers (and winner of the worlds best gin 2017) Southwest distillery. The head distiller is Tarquin (hence the name) and he distills Gins and pastis from a traditional family run set up in north Cornwall .
TARQUIN’S BRITISH BLACKBERRY GIN
Tarquin’s Brilliant British Blackberry Gin, with a touch of Cornish wildflower honey. Cornish sunshine in a bottle, and not too sweet.
TARQUIN’S ‘THE SEA DOG’ NAVY STRENGTH GIN
At 57% this gin is apparently the strength at which gunpowder would still ignite if it was accidentally soaked in gin during battle. The strength historically drunk by the Royal Navy, it is now available to rank and file! Each batch is sealed, labelled