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Brewdog creates navy strength gin

Scottish producer Brewdog Distilling Co has unveiled a navy strength bottling as the latest addition to its Lonewolf Gin line.

Brewdog Gunpowder Gin
Gunpowder Gin sits at 57% ABV

In October 2021, Brewdog overhauled its spirits selection to coincide with the opening of its new distillery in Ellon, Scotland.

The move included a redesign of its 500 Cuts botanical rum and Lonewolf Gin ranges, bringing both brands under a more “Brewdog-led identity”, according to Steven Kersley, the company’s head of distillation.

Now the brewer and distiller is growing its spirits portfolio with the launch of Gunpowder Gin, a punchy 57% ABV bottling recommended for sipping straight, or for mixing in a Martini or Negroni.

The liquid is made with Tuscan juniper; pink, black and Szechuan peppercorns; Paraguayan bitter oranges; Sicilian lemons; Mexican pink grapefruit; and star anise.

It joins four other expressions in the Lonewolf Gin range: Original, Cloudy Lemon, Cactus and Lime, and Peach and Passionfruit. The latter variant earned a Gold medal in The Spirits Business‘ Gin Masters 2021 blind-tasting competition.

Gunpowder Gin is priced at £25 (US$34). For UK sales queries, email

Last month we explored the state of the gin category in our World Spirits Report and named our gin brands to watch in 2022.

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