Ginvent 2018 – Twelve Keys gin

Happy 12 December! Fittingly, today’s gin is Twelve Keys. Which is fantastic. How do I know this? Well, I’ve already tried it after I met them at Junipalooza and you can read what I thought over here.

You can buy a 70cl bottle of 46% Twelve Keys gin from Gin Kiosk for £39.90 (at time of writing). You can find Twelve Keys on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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Twelve Keys gin

Note: I met the Twelve Keys team on their launch day at Junipalooza and they kindly gave me their final bottle to put on the blog, but as always, I’ll let you know what I think.

Twelve Keys gin is new. Brand new. I mean they literally launched at Junipalooza on 9 June. They also have a beautiful man in their advertising. But that’s irrelevant (it’s not). Inspired by Basil Valentine – a 15th century alchemist – the twelve botanicals vary from honey (from their own wildflower meadow) to fig, quince, basil and apricot. The fruits are balanced with caraway, frankincense and cinnamon to create a rounder flavour. When I tried this at Junipalooza, they garnished this with a coffee bean and a small piece of fig, and the coffee bean added a depth to the flavour – and I don’t even like coffee!

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