Acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay has partnered with Scottish producer Eden Mill to unveil his first gin as a part of a brand new vary.
The primary launch within the Six Rivers gin sequence is Six Rivers: Eden Gin, which is alleged to be impressed by the ‘distinctive flavours of Fife’ in Scotland. It named after the River Eden which flows previous the Eden Mill distillery close to St Andrews, Scotland.
“The crew at Eden Mill have an progressive strategy to the artwork of distilling, it has been a pleasure to work with them and I actually respect their ardour for his or her craft,” mentioned Ramsay.
“We got down to create a story from the world across the distillery, to forage elements and develop flavours that instructed a narrative.”
The gin is infused with botanicals together with honeyberry – ‘a brand new Scottish superberry’. Based on the co-founder of Eden Mill, Paul Miller, it’s “the primary time the honeyberry has ever been utilized in a gin of this scale earlier than”.
The expression additionally contains mara seaweed harvested in Crail, Fife.
In December 2020, Ramsay demonstrated an curiosity within the drinks trade with the creation of his first hard seltzer – Hell’s Seltzer.
With regards to the Eden Mill collaboration, the British chef added: “I’m very pleased with the vary of merchandise we’ve produced. With the attractive native elements and gorgeous bottles I can’t wait for everybody to have a drink on me.”
The gin is bottled in sustainable glass, utilizing 18% lower than the trade normal, based on Eden Mill.
Miller mentioned: “It has been an honour to work intently with Gordon to create the Six Rivers assortment. His data and understanding of flavour is incomparable, and it has been an actual pleasure bringing our groups collectively to create a group of drinks so reflective and private to his character, tastes and passions.
“We’re significantly proud to work with the elements from the panorama of our residence. The larder of Fife is one in all edible gold, and we’re delighted to be supporting an ecosystem of small unbiased producers inside 15 miles of our local weather optimistic distillery to assemble excellent elements.”
Miller recommends the 40.6% ABV gin to be served with premium tonic water and citrus garnish.
A restricted, small batch of Six Rivers: Eden Gin might be obtainable to buy from choose retailers from October 2021, for an RRP of £29 (US$40.23) per 700ml bottling.
The vary might be distributed to the off-trade by Glen Turner.
Earlier this month, Eden Mill revamped its gin range with an up to date bottle design and 9 new gins.