Pinkster Gin 700ml (United Kingdom)
It all came about when founder Stephen realised wine and beer no longer agreed with him. A keen maker of sloe liqueurs and other concoctions, he turned his attention to spirits and started experimenting at home, mashing assorted fruits with different spirit strengths.
He wasn’t intentionally creating a pink drink, it’s just that after working his way through an entire fruit bowl, raspberry delivered the best flavour.
G&J Distillers, one of the world’s oldest gin distilleries, was recruited to the cause. They produce the core spirit with five botanicals to our original recipe. We then macerate with a further three botanicals, including fresh raspberries grown locally to our rural base outside Cambridge.
Judging by our growing band of admirers, it certainly seems that people are ready for something a little unusual to tickle their taste buds.
Pinkster makes a refreshingly different G&T, with our delicate flavour appealing both to seasoned gin drinkers and recent converts.
Best of all, we recycle the raspberries, albeit slightly intoxicated, and sell them in farm shops and food halls as Boozy Berries.
We’ve been busy recruiting Cambridge folk as the business grows but Stephen still personally oversees the production, ensuring consistency from batch to batch of fresh fruit.
Ironically, being told to quit wine was the best advice he’s ever received.
Welcome to the natural gin with a mischievous grin.
2018 The Gin Awards – Best Fruit Led Gin
2017 The Gin Guide Awards – Best Contemporary Gin
2015 Bronze Award at IWSC for Gin – Flavoured – Raspberries
2013 Silver Award at IWSC for Gin – Contemporary Styles