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.