‘Distilled with foraged seaweed, scurvy grass and ground ivy from Scotland, the new gin boasts a sweet yet refreshing salinity. Originally a limited edition, after a sell-out run of 2,500 bottles it has now been added to the distiller’s permanent portfolio due to popular demand. Seaside Gin is the result of a longstanding partnership between Edinburgh Gin and Heriot Watt University’s MSc in Brewing & Distilling. As part of the project, masters students were tasked with scouring the east coast in search of botanicals that would encapsulate a taste of the Scottish shoreline.
Signature serves include a classic G&T or seaside martini, while recommended garnishes include marsh samphire, sea purslane or a slice of fresh lemon peel.
Edinburgh Gin’s co-founder, Alex Nicol said: “Seaside Gin represents a taste of the Scottish seaside, and we are delighted to add this to our family of distinctive, award-winning gins in time for summer. “Distilled with foraged seaweed, scurvy grass and ground ivy from Scottish land and sea to bring a sweet yet refreshing flavour.’
Following distillation, this gin is bottled at 43% abv
Also available – Edinburgh Gin, Edinburgh Gin infused with Raspberries, Edinburgh Gin infused with Elderflowers (when in season) Rhubarb and Ginger Gin small (20 cl) or large (50 cl)
Keepr’s Honey Gin, 20cl and 70cl