Small Batch Distiller Marks Decade Of Helping Lead The UK’s Gin Trend
Owned and operated by the family-run artisan spirit company Bramley & Gage, based on the outskirts of Bristol, 6 O’clock gin was one of just 23 spirit distilleries in England that, ten years ago, set about changing the way we drank gin. In an era where artisanal gin is one of the UK’s most popular drinks and there are now 441 distilleries across the UK, 6 O’clock Gincould be seen as a pioneering force behind the incredible rise of the spirit.
Distilled in small batches, using traditional skills and only the best natural ingredients, 6 O’clock Gin soon became known for its carefully selected botanicals, led by juniper, and precisely balanced for a refreshingly clean taste.
2020 sees two new products launched as part of the 10 year celebrations. The first is Romy’s Edition Gin, a limited edition mango, ginger and lime flavoured gin, available from June to November 2020. The gin is a collaboration between 6 O’clock Gin and celebrated British Indian Chef, Chef Romy Gill. Inspired by Romy’s memories of summers in India, the recipe’s herbs and spices are distilled before being infused with the juice of the native Indian mango.
In July, three new RTD flavours will be launched; Exotic Orange, Damson & Ginger and Light, the perfect summery accompaniment to any picnic or barbeque.
Rounding off the tenth anniversary year are a number of celebrations taking place in September 2020. True to its name, the brand will offer a free G & T from 6pm on Friday to 6pm on Sunday in participating pubs and bars in the South West throughout September. Those outside of Bristol will be able to meet face to face with the 6 O’clock team at over ten regional food and drink festivals and events nationwide.