Beinn an Tuirc Distillery occupies a former piggery on the Torrisdale Castle Estate in Kintyre, Scotland. Torrisdale Castle Estate has been in the ownership of the Macalister Hall family since 1872 and over the years has benefited from innovative diversification. With the installation of a biomass boiler and a 99kw hydro-electric scheme, the estate including the distillery, is focused on reducing its carbon footprint.
Beinn an Tuirc Distillery marks an exciting new chapter in Torrisdale’s diverse history and it is hoped that Kintyre Gin will help to further promote this beautiful part of Scotland with the estate providing visitors with magnificent views over the Kilbrannan Sound to the Isle of Arran.
Includes 12 botanicals, all sustainably sourced. To achieve the characteristics of a flavoursome and well-balanced spirit, the gin consists of 10 commonly used botanicals, with the addition of 2 which are unique, namely Icelandic moss and sheep sorrel - both grow on the estate. Described as earth, spicy and deep in flavour with a very pleasant floral aroma.
Key Botanical(s): Sheep Sorrel, Icelandic Moss
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 43% vol
Goes great with: A slice of lime, tonic and ice.
Location: Beinn an Tuirc Distillery, Argyll & Bute, Scotland
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Situated on the Torrisdale Castle Estate, the Beinn an Tuirc Distillery features both the distillery, tasting room and shop. The distillery houses the Beinn an Tuirc still ‘Big Don’, which is used to produce a variety of gin expressions. Distillery tours take you around the distillery, providing some background on the estate and local area and an insight into the gins and products that are distilled onsite. The tour finishes with a G&T of your choice in the tasting room where you can relax and have a chat with your tour guide.
Booking: Book tours and check opening times here
Lephincorrach Farm, Torrisdale, Carradale, Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute, Scotland, PA28 6QT - View on Google Maps