Fort Gin (70cl) - 41% ABV (Portsmouth Distillery)

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GTIN: 5060625230027
BRAND: Portsmouth Distillery
MPN: Fort Gin 70cl
WEIGHT: 1.438kg
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A uniquely spicy and fresh tasting gin made using herbs which grow around the old fort where the distillery is based. Fort Gin was created after the opening of the rum distillery at Fort Cumberland when several very exciting botanicals were found growing on site.

Fort Gin is an exquisite blend of locally gathered Elderflower, Gorse Flower and Sea Radish alongside the more traditional Juniper (of course), Lime, Sweet Orange, Red Peppercorns and Szechuan Pepper. This intricate mix gives a rich full flavour, with a lovely floral bouquet. It is silky smooth on the palate leaving you with a warmth as you swallow.

The presentation is very smart and has lots of references to Fort Cumberland and Portsmouth. A plan of the Fort is the main feature of the label which also features the Portsmouth Star and Crescent Coat of Arms. There is a hidden map of Langstone Harbour inside the bottle which is topped with a copper stopper, a nod to the copper stills. It is bottled at 41% ABV and when I asked Dich why, he said because 4 + 1 = 5, representing pentagonal design of Fort Cumberland.

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    About Portsmouth Distillery
    Our Portsmouth rum and gin are made here in Portsmouth by ex-naval officers Vince Noyce and Giles Collighan. Their passion for rum has led them to the ultimate position of producing this versatile and fun-loving spirit, right here in the UK, bringing some sunshine to your glass.
    The third member of the team, Dich Oatley, is an alcohol industry professional with a full and complete knowledge of most products on the market, making him very well placed to have helped in developing the sophisticated recipes which go into the spirits produced at the Portsmouth Distillery, especially the complexity and sophisticated blend of botanicals to produce the distillery’s gin.
    The Portsmouth Distillery Company is located in Fort Cumberland - perhaps the most impressive piece of eighteenth-century military architecture in England.

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    Fort Gin (70cl) - 41% ABV (Portsmouth Distillery)

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    Over-18s GMO-Free Vegan Friendly
    Portsmouth Distillery
    Once opened store in a cool dry place.
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    Usage Instructions
    The UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly drink more than 14 units per week.
    The Portsmouth Distillery Company Coastguard Casemate Fort Cumberland Fort Cumberland Road Southsea Hampshire PO4 9LD 02392 733339

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