Minke Irish Gin
Minke // Ireland
Minke Irish Gin is made from a base of whey sourced by local dairy farmers including the distillery's own. Its featured botanical is the rock samphire, also known as sea fennel. The gin's name comes from the Minke whale which swims along the Atlantic Ocean coastline near the distillery in County Cork.
Modern GinAlso has been referred to as "Contemporary", "New Western", "New Wave", and "New American". This style is not legally defined. In general, this category of gin, while it does contain juniper, places less of an emphasis on this botanical. Other botanicals not classically used in London Dry gins are often utilized and often highlight botanicals grown in the region the gin is produced. Most produced as either London Dry or Distilled Gins.