Lesley Gracie, master distiller at Hendrick’s Gin, has created her own cabinet of curiosities.
How? By collecting wonderful flavors and aromas from around the world.
Then she put them to work as the foundation for an entire series of new releases of gins.
First came Midsummer Solstice. Next, Hendrick’s Lunar.
Now she says that “Beyond the cabinet of curiosities, our constant work on liquid innovation has given us Hendrick’s Orbium.”
Available for only a limited time, Gracie instills Orbium with additional extracts of quinine, wormwood and lotus blossom, for an oddly exquisite gin that sits roundly on the palate.
These infused flavors traditionally associate with classic gin cocktails — quinine found in tonic (Gin & Tonic) and wormwood found in vermouth (Martini Cocktail). That’s innovation.
And Gracie says: “Rest assured, there is more to come!”
Lesley Gracie was voted Gin Icon of the year. William Grant & Sons has won Distiller of the Year more than any other company in recent years.— Erik Andersson, Brand Ambassador
What makes Hendrick’s Gin so well-balanced emerges from how it is made. The unique manufacturing process uses two different copper stills.
The Bennet Still yields a pungent, rich and heavier distillate while the Carterhead creates a lighter, floral and fragrant distillate.
By blending these two together, they get the best of both worlds.
To top it off, they infuse the essences of rose and cucumber to give Hendrick’s Gin its unique character. The black glass bottle protects the liquid inside from direct sunlight.
The harmonious combination of the Bennett and Carter-Head stills create an unusually smooth gin like no other, with the required character and balance of subtle flavors.
Hendrick’s Gin also surprises and delights bartenders with exciting events and unusual cocktail gadgets.
Its ambassador team travels tirelessly across the country organizing these events, with education seminars supporting bartenders in thousands of bars every year.
For new bartenders, try their free online training program.