Brunel Gin – 6 O’clock Gin creates gift package inspired by famous
6 O’clock Gin is reaching out to all dads in lockdown to give them the chance to enjoy a unique Father’s Day drinking experience at home. Any father who receives a bottle of the brand’s Brunel Gin will enjoy an exclusive gin masterclass inspired by the famous engineer and a charity donation to the SS Great Britain Trust.
Bristol based distillery, 6 O’clock Gin, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year, has paid true homage to the great British engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel with their Brunel Gin. Handsomely presented in an iconic black and copper bottle, Brunel Gin is a unique‘export strength’ strikingly smooth London Dry gin, which has picked up multiple awards and a loyal following. Exquisitely engineered for a more complex flavour profile, extra juniper has been added to six new botanicals – green cardamom, nutmeg, cumin, cassia bark, cubeb pepper and lemon –for a bolder, richer taste; an earthy sweetness combines with citrus freshness for a dry spicy yet smooth finish. And at 50% ABV, this ‘giant of a gin’ is the perfect present for father’s day.
For every bottle of Brunel Gin sold on the 6 O’clock Gin website, £1 is donated to the SS Great Britain Trust who opened the new ‘Being Brunel’ museum on Bristol’s Floating Harbour in March 2018. As well as this, customers will receive acomplimentary gin masterclass, shot at the distillery and hosted by 6 O’clock Gin ambassador Tristan Darby. In this video, gin-loving dads will learn the best way to serve their Brunel Edition gift, from classic cocktails to simple ‘lockdown’ home recipes, as well as learning about the Great Briton Isambard Kingdom Brunel himself.
The exclusive Father’s Day gift can be purchased for £43 from www.6oclockgin.com
Celebrate this Father’s Day with Casamigos Tequila. Founded by two of the most celebrated fathers worldwide, George Clooney and long-time friend, bar and restaurant mogul Rande Gerber, Casamigos was created in 2013, with help from their good friendand renowned restaurateur Mike Meldman. Casamigos was created forpersonal use, to be shared with friends and family, making it the perfect spirit to give this Father’s Day.
Stockist: The Whisky Exchange | RRP: £49.95- £64.95
Casamigos Añejo is a 100% Blue Weber agave tequila resulting in a crisp, clear flavour. It has a pure and complex aroma with soft caramel and vanilla notes and is the perfect balance of sweetness from the Blue Weber agaves with subtle hints of spice and barrel oak, with a lingering smooth finish.
Stockist: The Whisky Exchange | RRP: £64.95
Casamigos Blanco hand selects the finest 100% Blue Weber agaves, grown in the rich red clay soil and cool climate of the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico for a minimum of seven years. Casamigos Blanco then rests for 2 months and is crisp and clean with hints of citrus and sweet agave with a long smooth finish.
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Casamigos Reposado is aged for seven months and has a soft, slightly oaky flavour with hints of caramel and cocoa. It has a silky texture with a medium to long smooth finish.
Stockist: The Whisky Exchange | RRP: £59.25
Casamigos Mezcal is balanced and elegant, offering harmonious hints of tamarind, pomegranate, banana and mango with fresh herbal mint aromas, dried oregano and thyme. The delicate tones of smoke, hints of licorice and mineral nuances lead to a long silky finish.
Stockist: The Whisky Exchange | RRP: £64.95
Jaisalmer Indian Graft Gin is a triple-distilled spirit, handcrafted in a traditional copper pot still in small batches by Master Distiller Anup Barik at Rampur, one of India’s oldest distilleries, located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin encapsulates the rich heritage of the Indian City of Jaisalmer, which is described at the jewel in India’s crown. The recipe combines the ancient knowledge of herbs and spices, vibrant juniper berries and hand-picked botanicals from all four corners of India. Anup wanted to retain the classic gin flavour using juniper berries whilst adding a refreshing twist with Indian botanicals. RRP: £34.95 (ABV: 43%) | Available from: The Whisky Exchange
Rampur Double Cask Indian Single MaltWhisky is a hand crafted single malt whisky matured in hand-selected American Bourbon barrels as well as European Oak Sherry casks chosen by Master Distiller, Anup Barik. Distilled in traditional copper pot stills also at Rampur Distillery, the malt matures for two-thirds of its life in handpicked American Bourbon Barrels and a third in European Oak Sherry Casks at India’s largest distillery and is then non-chill-filtered and bottled at 45%. The combination of Rampur’s unique distilling and the double cask maturation process, sees this luxury Single Malt taking traditional Indian heritage and rooting it in contemporary culture.
Delicate balsamic vanilla notes from the American white oak compliment the full-bodied aroma whilst rich caramel, dried dark fruits and spiced tonality from the European oak add to the depth of flavour.
RRP: £60 for 70cl (ABV 45%) | Available exclusively from: The Whisky Exchange