Whittaker’s Gin is undoubtedly one of the most recognisable small batch Yorkshire gin brands in the region,
Their gin range consists of a growing number of signature blends, including The Original, Pink Particular, Clearly Sloe and Navy Strength.
You would be forgiven for believing that Whittaker’s gin was a long established company, due to their nostalgic yet creative branding, which nods to the traditional. However, in the short time that they have been trading, they have certainly made a name for themselves, winning an array of awards including ADI Best Internation Gin 2018 and Double Gold Medal for their Original. Their Pink Particular gin, which is a staff favourite won “Best Contemporary European Gin at the 2016 Craft Distilling Expo in London and those are just a few of the many accolades that they have picked up.
Toby discovered his passion for Gin when taking a distilling course at Heriot Watt, which he found was akin with his love of Chemistry, which he studied at University many years ago.
Throughout their working lives, previous to becoming one of the most watched gin producers in the region, the Whittaker’s both worked in property and it wasn’t until their daughters were set to leave home that they decided to
Their first creations were a far cry from their no renowned tipples, where Toby began his mission, experimenting with supermarket vodka before adding local ingredients of all varieties in the desire to reach
We’re delighted to say that their operation grew from the kitchen of their home into the operation which we see today!
The Whittaker’s Gin Range
Whittaker’s Gin | The Original
42% ABV, Available from Amazon. £33.19. Buy now.
A traditional smooth gin with a base of Juniper, Coriander and Angelica Root, including botanical’s of Hawthorn Berries, Bilberries, Bog Myrtle and Garden Thyme with a hint of Lemon Citrus.
Best Served With: Regular Tonic and garnished with Juniper berries and a sprig of woody garden Thyme.
Whittaker’s Gin | Pink Particular
42% ABV, Available From Amazon, £33.29 Buy Now
An award-winning contemporary gin with signature botanical’s of Pink Peppercorns, Pink Hibiscus and Cardamom with a hint of Lemon Citrus.
Best Served With: Regular Tonic with a garnish of pink peppercorns or a pink hibiscus flower.
Whittaker’s Gin | Navy Strength Gin
57% ABV, Available From Amazon, £39.65 Buy Now
A base of Juniper, Coriander and Angelica Root with signature botanical’s of Hawthorn Berries, Bilberries, Bog Myrtle and Garden Thyme with a hint of Lemon Citrus. Made for cocktails.
Best Served With: Created for cocktails but can be drunk with regular tonic with a garnish of Juniper berries and a sprig of woody garden Thyme. (Not for the faint hearted!)
Whittaker’s Gin | Clearly Sloe Gin
42% ABV, Available from Amazon, £33.50 Buy Now
A contemporary gin of Sloes soaked in Original Whittaker’s Gin for no less than 6 months then laced with Liquorice for 24 hours before distillation.
Best Served With: Ideally a double dutch cranberry tonic but a regular tonic is also appropriate – garnish with crushed Cranberries.