Four Pillars Christmas Gin smells like gin and tastes like Christmas. Aromatics of classic juniper and a hint of cinnamon are backed up with a rich, luscious palate with a hint of sweetness from the Muscat and richness from the extended barrel aging.
To make this gin Cam distils Christmas puddings (made to his mum’s recipe) by putting them in the botanical basket and distilling a base of juniper, cinnamon, star anise, coriander seed, and angelica over the top of them. We age this gin in several Muscat barrels that are over 100 years old, including two 125-year-old ex-William Grants whisky barrels that stored Rutherglen Muscat for 80 years.
Cam adds a slight tweak of Muscat to finish, Classic Rutherglen matured at the distillery in old puncheons that used to hold Pedro Ximenez in the Barossa Valley. This rounds out the palate and adds a touch of