A Scottish Gin Tour – 10 Independent Scottish Gin Makers

Scottish Gin Tour

When most people think of Scotland, one of the first things that comes to mind is Whisky.  Distilleries have been warming hearts the world over for hundreds of years.  More recently Scotland has begun to make a bit of a name for itself in the world of Gin. When a new Distillery starts it takes a considerable amount of time for the ageing process needed to make great whisky.  Unless they have a huge pot of money to keep things ticking over while they wait patiently for 12 years, they…

Independent Scottish Gin Makers of Central Scotland

Central Scottish GIn

This is the second part of our story of 10 awesome independent Scottish gin manufacturers.  For this post, we head down into Central Scotland and start our journey in Perthshire before going across into Fife.  We then find the next 2 gins in and around Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh before we finish our Scottish gin trip in the wonderful city of Glasgow.   You can find the first part of the story here. In that last post, the 5 Gins featured were all from the Highlands and Islands in the Northern…

Independent Scottish Gins of the Highlands & Islands

Harris Pub

The people of Scotland are an imaginative bunch who like a drink or two (no more mind).  It’s the only place where I have been to an inflatable pub in horizontal rain on a remote island.  The feature picture is of my Brother-in-law Iain and I enjoying the Northton Festival on the Isle of Harris. When most people think of drinking and Scotland, the first thing that comes to mind is Whisky.  Distilleries have been warming the hearts the world over since the late 18th century.  However, more recently Scotland…