Our aim from the beginning was to be inspired by our surroundings, using local botanicals to create a gin that is completely unique and embodies the place where it originates.

Initially our small batch gin production was only available within Shetland. However, word spread and our gin is now enjoyed by customers all over the world. With demand increasing beyond our expectation we continue to distil all our gin on site by our small but growing local team. 

Shetland Reel Original Gin

Our award winning craft gin affectionately captures the nature of our island. Our signature recipe uses the sweet scented leaves of apple mint grown and harvested on Unst giving a unique authentic flavour of Shetland.

Tasting notes: The nose has a hint of juniper with a subtle mix of spices and citrus. The initial palate has juniper, mixed spice, sweetness with a citrus tang and a refreshing hint of mint at the end. The finish is clean and fresh.

Serve: 50ml Original Gin, Fever-Tree Original, Wedge of Pink Grapefruit, Sprig of Mint, Sprig of lavender, Serve in rocks glass with plenty of ice. 

Awards: 2015 Silver Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Awards. 2015 Highly Commended for Best Artisan Drink Scottish Rural Awards 

 

 

Shetland Reel Ocean Sent Gin

Influenced from the seas that surround our island, Ocean Sent Gin features native bladderwrack. The distinctive and nutricious seaweed is gathered from the rocks of the Shetland coastline and distilled to our unique recipe resulting in a suprising depth of flavour from the shores of Unst. 

Tasting Notes: The nose has traditional juniper with subtle hints of salt and spice. The palate holds traditional london dry juniper but with a complex twist of saltiness and warmth. The finish is long and brings you right to the crashing ocean! 

Serve: 50ml Ocean Sent Gin, Fever-Tree Original, Wedge of Pink Grapefruit, Sprig of Mint, Sprig of Smoked Lavender, Serve in rocks glass with plenty of ice. 

Awards:  2016 Silver Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Awards

 

 

Shetland Reel Simmer Gin

Inspired by our magical skies, Simmer Gin is a refreshing aromatic gin created in celebration of Shetland's summer twilight, know locally as the Simmer Dim. The long summer days and lasting amber skies at sunset influence the eight botanicals in our recipe including orange peel and liquorice root. 

Tasting Notes: The nose opens with strong juniper followed by sweet orange. On the pallet the juniper is reduced and it becomes sweet, very sweet orange and liquorice with a lingering finish.

Serve: 50ml Simmer Gin, Fever-Tree Original, Slice of Orange, Sprig of Rosemary, Serve in rocks glass with plenty of ice. 

Awards: 2017 Silver International Wine and Spirits Competition 2017 Silver San Francisco World Spirits Competition

 

 

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