Sunderland's Poetic License Distillery launches new honey gin

Sunderland’s Poetic License gin has launched its sweetest flavour yet.

Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 12:19 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 4:35 pm
The new Poetic License gin

Gin-lovers will be buzzing over the latest release in its rarities collection, a Honey Bee Blossom Gin, which has gone on sale just in time for Valentine’s Day if you’re looking for an unusual gift.

It has been created using bee pollen grains which give it a floral and honey taste, with the addition of jasmine and orange blossom along with other key botanicals.

And the result is a sweet spirit which the makers at the distillery, based within the Roker Hotel, say is best served with a premium tonic, a twist of orange peel and plenty of ice.

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Honey Bee Blossom Gin – which retails for £37.50 – is the latest in a whole host of Rarities produced by the small batch distillery.

Past creations have included Raspberry and Buddha’s Hand, Tutti Frutti gin and Sweet Bell Pepper and Naga Chilli gin to name a few.

Ben Murphy, head distiller at Poetic License, is very excited about the latest addition to their drinks catalogue.

“This time round we have used a slightly different distillation method,” said Ben.

“We have distilled the floral botanicals individually so we can better control the distillation, allowing for a more delicate extraction of flavours.

“We believe customers will be delighted with the result and that our Honey Bee Blossom Gin is completely different from anything else currently on the market.”

See what we thought of Poetic License on a recent visit here.