Gin is one of the greatest spirits there is to offer, commonly consumed in a Gin and Tonic or a Martini of some sort. The characteristics of gins are vast due to the many botanicals used in the production today and the non-strict choice of neutral spirit a distillery can use. The infusion of the botanicals give the gin the refreshing essence that appeals to people all over the world. The only botanical that must be included in the distilleries choice of mix is juniper whilst others can range from cinnamon through to orris root, there is no limit to the number you can use.
Distilled at the foot hills of the ice capped Southern Alpes of New Zealand, Scapegrace is made using an old 19th century whisky still, which was discovered in an abandoned shed. They use a firm set of botanicals including lemon and orange peel, coriander seeds, cardamom pods, nutmeg, juniper, orris root, dried tangerines and a few others.