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Tarquin’s Pink Dry Gin prepares to launch

Cornish gin brand Tarquin’s has added a pink expression to its portfolio, made with 14 botanicals.

Tarquin's Pink Gin
Tarquin’s Pink Gin will launch on 9 June

Tarquin’s Pink Dry Gin was created by master distiller Tarquin Leadbetter. Botanicals used include peeled pink lemons, pink grapefruit and pink peppercorns.

Bottled at 42% ABV, tasting notes include aromas of juniper, grapefruit and pepper, leading to red fruits, a ‘natural’ sweetness and ‘sophisticated’ softness on the palate.

Leadbetter, who founded the brand in 2012, said: “At Tarquin’s we’re always looking to try new things and test new products – we’re incredibly proud of our award-winning dry gins but love to experiment and innovate on taste.

“I’ve always been passionate about the distilling process and the endless possibilities it creates. The new pink gin is a carefully crafted balance between our traditional dry gins and more modern fruit-led gins, I love it in a simple mix with light tonic and a slice of lemon.”

Tarquin’s Pink Dry Gin will be available to purchase from select retailers and the brand’s website from 9 June. It will also be available from Tarquin’s shops in Padstow, St Ives and Fowey in Cornwall, UK, priced at RRP £36 (US$45) per bottle.

Earlier this year, Gordon’s Pink, produced by Diageo, released an alcohol-free alternative of the same colour.

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