York Gin tasting set

I was lucky enough to receive one of the York Gin gift sets for my birthday this year. Each pack contains six gin samples, six tonics, and six garnishes so you can have your very own gin tasting at home. Rather than repeating myself on each tasting, this is going to be my York Gin landing page and I’ll update it as I work my way through the pack.

York gin launched in 2018 after a group of friends from York wanted to make the city’s own gin reflecting the city’s 2,000 years of history – they even picked their motto as “History in the tasting”. The company has grown in the last few years and they now have 12 staff members across the distillery and the shop – you might have seen some of them hosting the most entertaining pub quizzes on Facebook over lockdown.

They have a focus on sustainability – both to the planet and the people they work with. Not only are they a Living Wage employer, they also are 100% powered by green energy, are plastic free and have recently changed these tastings packs to contain tins of tonic instead of bottles to reduce the weight. Their neutral grain spirit comes from grains grown and distilled in Yorkshire before they distil the gin in a traditional copper pot which passes through the vapour basket.

The pack contains the:

You can get yourself a tasting set from their website for £55 (at time of writing). You can find York Gin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

 

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