Forced underground for centauries, legendarily elusive distillers handcrafted liquids in secret to avoid hefty fines, tough sentences and in many cases death…
Now, in less ruthless, yet challenging times, Smugglers Spirits carries on the tradition of smuggling. Although this is now done legally – it continues through the streets Porteous, Captain of the Edinburgh City Guard in the 1700s, once ruled, and further, with his face firmly printed on Smugglers Spirits labels.
The Smuggler’s hand-crafted, small batch house gin is distilled in Scotland to a secret recipe which includes Scots Lovage, Lemon Balm and Lemon Verbena, to create a classic dry gin with a crisp citrus finish.
“There is enough backbone for the hardcore juniper fans amongst us, and enough citrus and top notch dexterity, for both amateur and professional mixology types alike.” Matthew Pauley from the Distillers Nose, expert in Gin Sensory and Distillery.https://www.smugglersspirits.co.uk