Shetland Reel Gin is inspired by its surroundings. Saxa Vord Distilery uses local botanicals to create a gin that is completely unique and embodies the place from which it originates.
From humble beginnings and after much trialing in their own small still, the first dribbles of Shetland Reel gin started to emerge.
Shetland Reel Original Gin Recipe :-
Shetland Reel focuses on a recipe that includes apple mint, grown and harvested on Unst by Unst Market Garden.
With product trials carried out on many willing participants and blind tastings revealed the recipe which stands above them all. This became the original recipe Shetland Reel Gin.
Award Winning Gin;
Awarded a Silver Medal at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Awards. It also gained recognition at the Scottish Rural Awards gaining a Highly Commended trophy for Best Artisan Drink.