Height of Arrows Gin – An elevated gin made in Edinburgh
Height of Arrows (43% vol) is an elevated gin inspired by how Holyrood Distillery (a modern
distillery in the heart of historic Edinburgh) make whisky.
Holyrood Distillery was established in 2019 in the centre of Edinburgh’s historic old town. The team pride themselves on their innovative approach to distilling, inspired by Edinburgh’s rich brewing history.
“As whisky makers, we’re fascinated by the idea that a handful of elemental ingredients are relied upon to create the myriad of flavour that define whisky. What if this simple idea could be applied to gin?”
Holyrood Distillery have created an elevated gin, distilled by a team of local whisky makers who are dedicated to shaping the spirit of tomorrow. The full bodied flavour profile, distinctive texture and mouth feel of Height of Arrows is evocative of a whisky experience and will appeal to more discerning gin drinkers.
Height of Arrows rejects the very idea of addition, instead focussing on the essential botanical that literally, defines the category – juniper, and how the experience of that one thing, can be maximised.
Enjoy Height of Arrows Gin with Lixir Classic Indian Tonic and a sprig of rosemary along with a slice of grapefruit, or simply over ice.
Height of Arrows Gin
The team sought to create a gin that followed the same principle of utilising a few ingredients to achieve an abundance of flavour. By focusing on Juniper, Height of Arrows showcases all of Juniper’s complex nuances. The nose is a balanced presentation of clean fresh pine and resin coupled with light citrus zest.The palate is initially oily and mouth coating with juicy and rich orange zest and lemon pith then a bold emergence of black pepper and cardamom, tempered with tapered herbaceous smoothness.
Alongside juniper are the additions of Isle of Skye salt and natural beeswax, which are added after distillation. Salt is used as a natural flavour enhancer, marrying juniper to impart a further depth of flavour. Height of Arrows has a long, smooth and dry finish with effervescent spicy notes.
Making the signature serve
PREPARE THE GLASS
Add the ice to a large hiball or copa glass
ADD THE GIN
Add the Height of Arrows Gin & Lixir Classic Indian Tonic
FINISH WITH GARNISH
Add a sprig of rosemary along with a slice of grapefruit
For more info about Height of Arrows Gin, check out their website
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