b'G wiitthhaaGiinnwTwiissttooffHHiissttoorryyTwShakespeareDistillerywasShakespeareDistilleryhold founded,in2015,bySimonenvironmental consciousness as a core Picken and Peter Monks. Locatedvalueoftheirbusiness.Distillation inStratford-Upon-Avon,theiristraditionallyaveryenergyand mission is to craft truly deliciouswaterintensiveprocess,however spirits, with a twist of history. ShakespeareDistillerysstillsPortia andOpheliaarestate-of-the-art Taking inspiration from the Tudorandaredesignedtominimiseenergy herbgarden,theyfusetogetherand water usage. They also reuse and complex,andoftenforgotten,repurpose materials wherever they can, botanicalswithmodernfrom boxes, to bottles, to botanicals. STRATFORD GIN45% ABVdistillingequipmenttoproduce exceptionallysmoothrealcraftAttheirdistillerysite,situatedonSignature award-winning gin (IWSC Silver Outstanding) gins. Drayton Manor Drive just off the Alcesterfusing botanicals such as Lovage, Rosemary, Sage, Lemon Road,theyhavecreatedawonderfulBalm and a small amount of Rose to bring the Tudor Herb There has been an explosion in thevisitor experience. The distillery is opengarden to life in the fl avour profi le of this wonderfully UK craft gin market, with a largetothepublicfortours,aswellasasmooth and disti ncti vely rich Juniper-led London Dry gin. diversityinflavoursandstylesweekly Gin School where visitors canRecommended as a classic G&T with Indian tonic.emerging, often with a high sugardistil their own unique gin! Furthermore, content masking the true flavourtheirdistilleryshopcontainslimited ofthespirit.Yet,theybelieveeditions of special spirits which you can there is still a strong affection andtry nowhere else. RHUBARB GIN40% ABVappreciation for true gin. Hence, they ensure all their products areWarwickshire is the home of British gin:Stratf ord Gin direct from the sti ll is blended down with beautifully crafted by hand in smallRobertDudley,EarlofLeicester,andfreshly-pressed Rhubarb juice to produce a full-strength batches with the finest ingredients ensuring theresident of Kenilworth Castle, was the first to bringfruit gin, that does not rely on arti fi cial colours or true flavours of gin are present in all their spirits. juniper-based spirits to these Isles. So, why not comesweeteners. Beauti fully pink in colour with a full fl avour visit them for yourselves, and try real craft gin, withand tang of rhubarb; this gin can stand up to any mixer a twist of history. and is delicious with Ginger Ale and a twist of orange.MULBERRRY GIN LIQUEUR30% ABVBlack mulberries are steeped in Stratf ord Gin for three months to produce a deep fruity liqueur-style gin. The higher ABV ensures the gin is sti ll present, whilst the natural sweetness of the Mulberries remove the need for additi onal sugar. This versati le gin can be sipped neat, and is perfect as a gin fi zz or for use in cocktails.41'