A premium edition one-shot London Dry gin made with fresh juniper and mountain tea
Smidgin is a small-batch craft gin conceived by two gin enthusiasts looking for the perfect gin. Experimenting with fresh foraged juniper berries they discovered that the flavor quality of fresh berries creates a unique taste experience.
The highest quality juniper berries in the world can be found on the mountain slopes of North Macedonia and these berries are sought after by gin makers all over the world.
Where better to make the perfect gin, but in the land that produces the best juniper berries? Growing high in the mountains, juniper bushes produce berries only once every three years. This makes juniper difficult to collect and almost impossible to obtain as fresh berries. Unless, of course, you make the gin right next to the berries.
Our gin is made using the strict rules for a 'London Dry' gin. This means that juniper must be the dominant botanical and that the gin must be properly distilled. A "one-shot" gin represents the highest standard of quality. It means that we get one shot at making the gin, when the gin comes out of our copper still we can't add anything, blend anything or change the gin in any way. Making a one-shot gin requires a high degree of care and precision, but we believe that the beautiful North Macedonian juniper berry deserves the very best treatment.
Take a look at the video below to see how we make Smidgin