New craft gin is first for Northern Ireland

27th May, 2014 by Melita Kiely

The first craft gin distillery in Northern Ireland has officially launched its first small-batch product, Shortcross Gin.


Northern Ireland’s first gin distillery has launched its first small batch product, Shortcross Gin

Created by Rademon Estate Distillery, Shortcross Gin is made using a blend of botanicals that includes juniper, fresh apples, elderberries, wild clover, coriander, orange peel, lemon peel and cassia.

The new release is said to offer a classic yet contemporary flavour, with a smooth and long peppery finish.

Founded in 2012 by husband and wife David Boyd-Armstrong and Fiona Boyd-Armstrong, Rademon Estate Distillery is situated outside Downpatrick, County Down, at the couple’s family estate.

Bottled at 46% abv, Shortcross Gin is currently being distributed by James Nicholson Wine Merchants and is available online at at an RRP of £34.99 per 700ml bottle.

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