2022 is well underway and Burn’s Night is just around the corner. With that in mind we thought we would share some of our Scottish Gin suggestions to rival any Whisky, for your ‘At Home Burns Supper’ this year.
Traditionally toasting Robbie Burns with a ‘dram’ of Whisky, and for the true Scots among us, usually neat, we thought we would come up with some Scottish Gin suggestions for all you ‘Lads & Lassies’ out there who want something different this year. A break from tradition maybe? However, we think you will be Ginspired by these Burn’s Night Scottish Gin suggestions.
Avva Scottish Gin is located in the old Cathedral City of Elgin and the famous distilling region of Speyside. Launched in October 2016 Avva Scottish Gin have gone onto produce an award winning portfolio of spirits. Their latest limited-edition release has been ‘The Forgotten Cask’ with only 50 bottles being produced. Read the story of how the ‘wee bit more than a wee bit’ was found, creating this rare bottling. A unique opportunity to buy a limited edition, numbered bottled with a matching numbered presentation case. A perfect centre piece for Burn’s night supper.
Pixel Spirits is a Scottish gin and rum distillery set in the scenic grounds of Loch Leven Hotel in North Ballachulish, West Highlands. A small batch distillery, with bottling and labelling by hand. Some bottles are even individually numbered and signed by Craig, the Master Distiller! Pixel Spirits Oak Aged Gin is extremely rare. However with only 7 bottles ever made in the 1st batch, you’ll need to be quick to impress your Burn’s supper guests!
The team at Linlithgow Distillery matured their LinGin in a Glen Moray whisky butt originally used to age bourbon. The end result, LinGin Cask Aged Gin. With golden caramel hues and a balance of vanilla and caramel, perfect over ice. Ideal for a Burn’s night toast.
The title for the most northerly mainland Distillery in the UK belongs to that of Dunnet Bay Distillers, producers of the award-winning Rock Rose Gin. We all strive to make our Gin shelves that little bit different and have a variety of expressions for just the right occasion. Why not fill that space on your shelf with the Rock Rose limited edition ‘Lassies Toast Gin’. This gin has been inspired by the Moorland Tea that Robert Burns is rumoured to have enjoyed in his time. So, come on all you Lassies (& Laddies) order a bottle online in time for Burns Night.
DeliQuescent specialist Microbatch Spirits are crafted in the Scottish Borders and infused with fresh botanicals, fruits and flowers.
Specialising in Microbatch gin and fresh cocktails, DeliQuescent is home to the World’s First Haggis Gin!
Descibed as ‘Unexpectedly braw’! Perfect neat, no ice. or alternatively… try with Scotland’s other National drink’ Irn Bru… Definitely a Scottish Burn’s Night essential!
Don’t Forget The Tonic!!
A match made in heaven – G&T, Gin Tons, Gin & Tonic! Sometimes the humble tonic is under estimated. But the mighty tonic makes up 3/4 of your heavenly drink so is worth shouting about!
Walter Gregor’s Tonic Water – Making small batch tonic waters in Walter Gregor’s former parish of Pitsligo in Peathill, Aberdeenshire. Environmentally conscientious their packaging is made from 100% cardboard and fully recyclable so no need to worry about excess wrapping when signing up to their subscription boxes. This months subscription box is the January Totally Tonic box. Showcasing our Limited Edition Scottish Neep Tonic Water. 3 x Scottish Neep Tonic Waters, 200ml each3 x Original Tonic Waters, 200ml each. A definite for your burns supper!
Cushiedoos Tonic – A blend of healthy botanicals & NO quinine. Described as a ‘tonic for those who hate tonic waters’ As well as having no ‘naughty’ ingredients, Cushiedoos successfully launched their ‘Campaign Against Carbon’ campaign. With the “Buy 1 get 2 tree” initiative’ every 12 bottles of Cushiedoos bought they will plant one tree. So not only do you have a cracking tasting Scottish G&T in hand, you are also doing your bit for the environment. Win, win!
Love Tonic – A tonic that does not mask the flavour of your spirit, only enhances it. A quinine free tonic that can enhance your favourite spirits. Try it with gin, vodka, whisky, tequila or rum and prepare to fall in love with Love Tonic.
So whatever tipple you choose to toast the haggis, make it Scottish. Check out our Gincyclopedia for other Scottish Gin ideas. Buy direct online, and have them delivered right to your door step.