Minke Irish Gin

Vendor Minke
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Elevate your gin experience with Minke Irish Gin, a spirit that embodies the spirit of Ireland's rugged coastline and verdant landscapes. Crafted with passion and precision by expert distillers, Minke Gin celebrates the rich biodiversity and natural beauty of the Emerald Isle, offering a taste of Ireland's wild heart in every sip.

At the core of Minke Irish Gin lies a carefully curated selection of botanicals, sourced from the pristine shores and lush countryside of Ireland. Locally foraged botanicals such as bog myrtle, sea pink, and heather take center stage, infusing the gin with a distinctive flavor profile that is as unique as it is captivating. These botanicals are artfully balanced with classic gin ingredients like juniper berries, citrus peel, and coriander, resulting in a harmonious blend that pays homage to tradition while offering a taste of Ireland's untamed wilderness.

Upon opening, Minke Irish Gin reveals a fragrant bouquet of botanical aromas that transport the senses to the windswept cliffs and rolling green hills of Ireland. Notes of juniper mingle with hints of floral sweetness and earthy herbs, inviting anticipation of the sensory journey to come.

On the palate, Minke Irish Gin delights with a complex and nuanced flavor profile that dances across the tongue. The juniper asserts itself boldly, accompanied by the delicate floral notes of sea pink and heather. Subtle hints of citrus add brightness and vibrancy, while earthy undertones of bog myrtle ground the palate, leaving a lasting impression of Ireland's rugged beauty.

Versatile and sophisticated, Minke Irish Gin is equally at home in classic cocktails as it is enjoyed neat or on the rocks. Whether mixed into a refreshing gin and tonic, shaken into a crisp martini, or incorporated into inventive cocktail creations, Minke Gin lends its unique character to every libation it graces.

Indulge in the spirit of Ireland with Minke Irish Gin and experience the untamed beauty of the Emerald Isle in every sip. From its complex flavors to its captivating aroma, it is a gin that invites you to savor the essence of Ireland's wild heart, one sip at a time.




Tasting Notes

Minke Irish Gin presents itself with a crystal-clear brilliance, reminiscent of the pristine waters that surround the Emerald Isle, setting the stage for an enchanting tasting experience.

Upon nosing, a captivating bouquet of botanical aromas unfolds. Locally foraged botanicals such as bog myrtle, sea pink, and heather take center stage, their delicate floral notes mingling with hints of juniper and citrus peel. Subtle earthy undertones ground the aroma, evoking images of Ireland's lush countryside and rugged coastline.

On the palate, Minke Irish Gin reveals layers of complexity and depth. The juniper asserts itself boldly, followed by the floral sweetness of sea pink and heather. Citrus notes add brightness and vibrancy, while earthy undertones of bog myrtle provide a sense of terroir. A whisper of spice lingers in the background, leaving a satisfying warmth on the finish.

Smooth and velvety on the palate, Minke Irish Gin glides effortlessly, enveloping the senses in a rich and luxurious texture that enhances the overall drinking experience.

The finish is long and lingering, with the flavors evolving and intertwining in a mesmerizing dance. The juniper and floral notes linger on the palate, accompanied by a subtle warmth that leaves a lasting impression. As the flavors gradually fade, a sense of contentment remains, prompting another sip to prolong the journey.

Distillery Information

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin is slow distilled in a medieval copper pot still in Drumshanbo, Ireland. Eight botanicals(Juniper Berries, Angelica Root, Orris Root, Caraway Seed, Coriander Seed, Meadow Sweet, Cardamom, and Star Anise) are slow distilled by hand in the copper pot still.
First distilled in October 2012, this Irish gin is distilled using Swedish grain neutral spirit with nine locally grown botanicals: juniper berries, rowan berries, fuschia, bog myrtle, heather, chervil, hawthorn, angelica and coriande.All distilled / London dry gin is made by a distillery even if sometimes it's not the "distillery" whose name is on the bottle.
Gin is a juniper-flavoured spirit made not via the redistillation of botanicals, but by simply adding approved natural flavouring substances to a neutral spirit of agricultural origin. The predominant flavour must be juniper.
London dry gin is distilled with a higher percentage of juniper berries than other types of gin. This gives London dry gin its unique flavor profile, characterized by a strong juniper presence and a slightly bitter taste.