Moray Distillery, established in 2016, can be found in the heart of the old Cathedral city of Elgin in the world famous Speyside area of the Scottish Highlands. Steeped in history and tradition, this part of Scotland is known to many as the whisky distillery heartland of the world.
The bespoke still at Moray Distillery was made in Elgin by local copper work specialists Speyside Copper Works. Named after the founders Grandmothers, the still known as Jessie Jean (or J-J) is at the heart of the distillery. Although small in stature, J-J produces big flavours.
Avva means a respected grandmother, a respected mother, or an old or respectable woman in the Indian language of Dravidian. In Hebrew it means to overturn or ruin, which links the reputation gin had as ‘Mother’s Ruin’ from the Hogarth era. Avva Scottish Gin is an exclusive combination of 11 local, native and traditional botanicals.
Key Botanical(s): Red Clover, Dandelion, Nettle
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 43% vol
Goes great with: A slice of lime, tonic and ice.
Location: Moray Distillery, Moray, Scotland