One of the Gin that worth the try. Peddle Gin Co a new brand and they the World’s 1st Shanghai Gin that definitely worth going for.
Born on the back street of Shanghai, the hustle and bustle charm of the world’s biggest trading port that was perfect inspiration for a more adventure gin. The Gin had made it to many awards which including the favorite Bartender brand, and Visionary company of the year.
And of course, Paddlers is such a great gin which comes with the balanced recipe made with the ingredients from the West and Far East. The Shanghai Gin won a multiple award from the San Fran World Spirits awards and CWSA. With the fusion of 22 botanicals, it is something worth to go for. The Notes of the Buddha’s hand, Si Chian pepper, and Lotus combine with the juniper and other organic botanicals for distinctive and yet perfect gin.
And in here, they comes up with the organic botanicals that is foraged from locations from SiChuan, Yunnan, and Gansu for a distinctively Eastern Flavour unlike any other gin. In here they brings you with the story and the beauty and diversity of China and its unique natural flavour.
In here, you can have the finest juniper berries which is from the Northern Hungarian Highlands where the berries are macerated in warm spirit for 12 hours to allow the skins to burst and release the essences, bringing out the distinctive flavour of the heart of all gin.
Their Sichuan peppers are sourced from Qingxi, 150 miles southwest of Chengdu. The most fragrant and prized peppers on the market, they were once gifted to the emperor for medicinal and culinary uses. Famous for their numbing heat in Sichuan cuisine, they add floral and spice notes to Peddlers gin.
Lotus has been used for thousands of years and has played an important role in China’s culinary history. In Buddhist tradition, lotus is a symbol of purity. Sourced from Gansu in Northern China, it adds add a light floral nose and aftertaste to Peddlers.
Peddle’s liquorice is sourced from an organic farm in China’s southern Guangdong province, near the banks of the Han River that flows into the South China Sea. Liquorice adds a complementary bittersweet note, while allowing the flavors from other botanicals to shine through in Peddlers gin.
EAST ASIAN MINT
For their mint, they aresourced from the tropical climates of Yunnan in Southwest China. A variety traditionally used in Chinese herbal tea for its aromatic and calming effects, mint complements Buddha’s Hand, Sichuan Pepper and Cassia to soften the overall taste and finish of Peddlers.
One of the most cherished foods in China’s Northwest region, theirr almonds are sourced from Tianshan, meaning ‘Heavenly Mountains’, near the border of Kyrgyzstan. The relative scarcity of water in the climate make the almonds sweeter than other varieties, adding depth to the Peddlers recipe.
The cardamom pods come from the tropical climates of Java, Indonesia. With a resinous and slightly cooling flavor, familiar to connoisseurs of chai tea, cardamom adds a distinctive sweet spice to the mix matching perfectly with the juniper and coriander in Peddlers gin.
Sourced from the seasonal climates of North Eastern China, angelica acts as a binding ingredient helping to balance and complement the other botanicals. It also offers its own dry notes to the overall Peddlers botanical mix, rounding off the gin with a smooth, dry finish.
While their coriander seeds are sourced from the arid, mountainous areas of Northern India. They bring a soft spiciness with mild hints of fresh ginger and citrus, complementing the citrus notes from Buddha’s Hand and mala notes from Sichuan pepper in Peddlers gin.
Paddle’s cassia bark hails from China’s Southwestern province, Yunnan, near the Tibetan border. Famous for its diverse cuisine, Yunnan produces some of the best Cassia bark in the world. As a close relative of cinnamon, Cassia brings notes of warm, sweet spice to the Peddlers recipe
With the fusion of 22 botanicals, they are indeed a gin that is worth to try. It brings you with the hint of citrus which is slightly stronger and yet with the aromatic flavour in it. And it base with a sweeter hint and a light spice hint at the end of the sip. They are so good and worth to get a try
To purchase, do check out Albert Wines at their website. They are priced at RM 328 per bottle.
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