We are on a mission to create something out of this world...
On Sunday 14th July, Shetland Space Centre alongside B2Space will launch a stratospheric balloon into space, from Baltasound Airport in Unst, just a stones throw away from our distillery.
The balloon will be equipped with trackers, control boards and most importantly, a vacuum pack full of our Original Gin's Botanicals, that will be used to make a small batch of gin that should be out of this world.
Can't make it to Unst but don't want to miss out on the action? The event will be live streamed on the Shetland Space Centre's Facebook page as well as the Shetland Reel Facebook Page.
Are you interested in learning more about the Shetland Space Centre? Head over to their website where you can find out more information about the launch and Shetland's ambitions in space.
Local marine engineering firm Ocean Kinetics is supplying a boat to retrieve the balloon when it lands off the coast, while Unst company Pure Energy is also actively supporting the project.