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Our Botanicals

Find out more about the botanicals we use in Lytham Gin

A botanical is a plant that is valued because of its flavour, scent, medicinal or therapeutic properties.  Botanicals are the ingredients used in gin to give it its unique taste.  Sandgrown Spirits use a variety of leaves, fruits, nuts, barks, seeds, roots and flowers to impart a range of flavours to their spirits.

Botanicals mascerating before distilling

Getting the Balance Right

Botanicals can provide a number of different flavours which can be classified as herbaceous, spicy, citrus, floral or fruity.  A good gin should contain elements of several flavour groups, for example our Original gin is described as being citrus and spiced whereas our Blooming Gorgeous is floral and fruity.

Meet The Botanicals

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