Posted: 20/12/2016

Salcombe gains namesake gin and joins craft distillery revolution

Salcombe Gin
Salcombe Gin is made using Dartmoor water and English wheat spirit

A new premium gin brand has launched in Devon under the name Salcombe Gin. Made using Dartmoor water and English wheat spirit, the gin is distilled with a mix of red grapefruit, lemon and lime peels that are freshly peeled for each distillation.

Co-founders Howard Davies and Angus Lugsdin met teaching sailing in Salcombe and have continued a nautical theme on to the packaging of the Devon based gin.

Salcombe Gin has an RRP of £34.95. For stockist enquiries contact Salcombe Distilling Co – or 01548 288180

Fireside GinIn the north east, Sunderland’s Poetic Licence distillery has also extended its spirits lineup with a new seasonal release, Fireside Gin. The limited edition gin is made with mulled winter fruit such as clementines and a spice blend of  cinnamon, clove and nutmeg.

Fireside Gin also has an RRP £34.95. For stockist enquiries, contact Poetic Licence –, or on 0191 5103564

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