Campfire Gin Special Edition No 1
Pink for a purpose – our Special Edition summer gin is the result of a unique collaboration between Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and ourselves. The distinct colour comes from the inclusion of Himalayan balsam, an invasive plant cleared by the Trust to protect the health of Hertfordshire’s rivers. For every bottle sold we will donate £2 to Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.
In mid July Ben and I spend a day with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and other volunteers pulling Himalayan balsam from sites in Hertfordshire. The flowers are picked from the stem and we bring them back to the distillery for drying. The dried flowers are infused in the gin to give it an amazing pink glow and subtle honey and floral notes. We then filter and bottle it ready for labelling with our Special Edition No 1 label. This is a very special pink gin indeed! This year we’ve also received flowers from Bear Brook in Aylesbury picked by volunteers with the Inland Waterways Association.