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EDEN MILL LAUNCHES SINGLE MALT WHISKY ON ST ANDREW’S DAY

Award-winning distillers Eden Mill have unveiled an exclusive limited-edition 800 bottles of its 2021 Release Single Malt Scotch in time for St Andrew’s Day.

Retailing at £85, the small batch 2021 release is crafted by a perfect marriage of first-fill bourbon casks and ex-oloroso sherry casks, incorporating spirit distilled using pale malted barley.

The 2021 scotch is the fourth annual single malt release by Eden Mill, since releasing their inaugural bottling in 2018.

Last year’s St Andrews Day Single Malt release from Eden Mill is nominated this evening at the Scottish Whisky Awards 2021 in the Single Malt No Age Statement category.

The brand’s unique Eden Mill Hip Flask Series is also nominated in three other categories for their first peated expressions released this year; both Hip Flask number 16 and 17 are nominated in the Single Cask 12-Year-Old and Under category and they are nominated for Product Launch of the Year.

Scott Ferguson, Eden Mill’s head distiller said: ‘The result is a beautifully rich dram, which carries notes of caramelised pears and fruit crumble with undertones of hazelnut praline and a long-lasting peppery finish.

‘The liquid our team have crafted continues to push the boundaries of our previous whisky expressions, which we are absolutely honoured to have recognised in the Scottish Whisky Awards.

‘An evolution of Eden Mill’s cask and spirit, raising a dram of our 2021 release takes our whisky fans on the next step of our journey as the spirit is aging and changing.

‘We greatly anticipate that next step into our new climate positive distillery in St. Andrews next year and hope whisky fans will join us as part of our cask club, the 1655, to be a part of that historic moment.’

Members of Eden Mill’s 1655 club will each own a unique cask of Eden Mill single malt to mature on the banks of the Eden and receive exclusive pre-sales of new expressions and special releases, including a limited 200 bottle release of Eden Mill 2021 Single Malt Scotch Cask Strength (£110, 70cl, 60.7% ABV) later this year.

To order a bottle or for more information on Eden Mill’s 2021 Release Single Malt 70cl, 46.5% ABV visit www.edenmill.com/2021release

EDEN MILL X HIBERNIAN FC MATCHDAY BLEND


To commemorate our first year as Official Whisky Partners of Hibernian Football Club, we are delighted to release our first collaboration whisky,  Matchday Blend blended scotch whisky.

Our distillers have crafted this whisky marrying some of the finest blended whiskies to our Eden Mill Single Malt.  The focus is primarily on lighter and sweeter notes with a warming hint of peat smoke underneath, adding a layer of complexity.  It is a blend of bourbon-matured and sherry finished whiskies complimented by Eden Mill peated single malt.

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Eden Mill 2021 Christmas Gift Guide

Gift without guilt this festive season with Eden Mill’s luxury gin gifts. With a selection of bespoke gin gift sets, Christmas inspired gins, premium pre-mixed cocktails and Scottish whisky available.

Gift without guilt – Eden Mill’s gifting options include a selection of our brand-new bespoke, sustainable glass bottles that are designed and made in the UK and use 18% less glass than is industry standard – so there is less waste to begin with!

Discover our top festive picks below and shop the full gifting range here!

12 Gins of Christmas

The perfect gift for any gin lover.

Eden Mill is delighted to welcome back the 12 Gins Of Christmas. The 12 Gins Of Christmas gift set comes beautifully presented in a brand new black and copper presentation box with illustration details. It contains a merry band of twelve 5CL miniatures, and for the first time, comprises of twelve full strength gins with 2 x Eden Mill branded tulip glasses. 

Golden Lore Gin

Our brand-new Golden Lore Gin is inspired by the tall tales of legendary globetrotting

Saint Nick, famous for his benevolence and gift-giving. Golden Lore Gin uses tangerine, cranberry and coriander botanicals combined with the spirit of magnanimity to create this wonderful gin, perfect for festive cocktails. 

As the story goes, St. Nicholas threw gold coins down the chimneys of those in need. His adventurousness and generosity influenced holiday traditions worldwide, the gifting of tangerines or oranges in Christmas stockings symbolic of the bags of gold coins he distributed. A unique woodcut style illustration depicts the tale on the crest of the label of the Eden Mill bottle.

Golden Lore Gin was also awarded a bronze medal in the ‘Citrus Gin of the Year’ at the 2021, Scottish Gin Awards.

Luxury Martini Glass Gift Sets

Eden Mill is so excited to welcome back our luxury martini glass gift sets. Including one of our beloved 50cl Love Gin Liqueurs and 2 x premium martini glasses within a bespoke Eden Mill gift box. 

Why not try adding a splash of prosecco to your favourite Love Gin Liquuer and serving in our martini glasses for an easy festive serve!

Eden Mill Hip Flask 16 & 17

The Hip Flask series is a progressive and pioneering range of single cask expressions of Eden Mill single malt scotch whisky. These whiskies are bottled in 20cl bottles to allow as many whisky drinkers as possible to have the chance to savour and enjoy them making them the perfect whisky gift for any whisky lover!

Hip Flask 16

This Hip Flask release has been created by ageing our Pale Malt Spirit in an ex-Islay Whisky refill cask. This whisky has a dry, almost wood-smoke aroma, along with hints of cereal and hay. The level of peat is mild/moderate, with the emphasis on the woodsmoke bonfire-ember character of the liquid.

Hip Flask 17

This Hip Flask release has been matured in a refill Bourbon Cask. This whisky has a pronounced, phenolic peaty aroma. With a rich level of peat, this liquid has a robust earthiness along with a dense, peat-smoke flavour. This is then lightened with spicy oak and sweet vanilla character from the bourbon cask.

Candy Cane Mojito

The perfect gin stocking filler.

Candy Cane Mojito is our festive take on the cocktail classic, with warm bilberry sweetness and a tingly peppermint freshness from our Candy Cane Gin. Served in a fully-recyclable 250ml aluminium bottle, our Candy Cane Mojito is also the perfect festive serve to enjoy at dinner parties with loved ones this year!

Halloween With Eden Mill

As Halloween approaches, why not shop our premium gins and create some fun cocktails this October! 🎃

We’ve created some easy serves perfect for Halloween parties or a cosy night in. Don’t forget to snap and share photos of your creations, tagging @edenmill for the chance to be featured on our social channels!

Have a spook-tacular Halloween with Eden Mil! 👻


Apple and Raspberry Crush Punch 👻 

Using Forbidden Gin and served in a jug to share with friends!

INGREDIENTS-

200ml Forbidden Gin, 50ml Lime Juice , 50ml Sugar Syrup, 350ml x apple juice, Splash of soda water, 2 x large, handfuls of raspberries, 1 x apple, cut into slices

METHOD-

1. Muddle the 2 x handfuls of raspberries at the bottom of the jug.
2. Fill the jug to the top with ice.
3. Pour the gin, sugar syrup, lime juice, apple juice into the jug over ice.
4. Top up with soda water and add apple slices.
5. Stir well, making sure the mudded raspberries are mixed through the cocktail.
6. Garnish with raspberries and apple slices and enjoy!


Blood Orange Brew👻 

Using Golden Lore Gin and served in a tulip glass. 
Add 50ml Golden Lore Gin to ice, top with blood orange soda and garnish with an orange twist.


Spooky Red Snapper 👻 
Using Red Snapper Gin and served in a Highball glass. 

INGREDIENTS- 
 
50ml Red Snapper Gin, 150ml Tomato Juice, 15ml Lemon Juice, 3 Dashes of Tabasco, 3 Dashes of Worcester sauce, Sprinkle of celery salt, Sprinkle of black pepper. 

METHOD- 
1. Build all ingredients in a highball glass over ice. 
2. Sprinkle drink with celery salt and black pepper. 
3. Garnish with a celery stick, pickled onion and olive.

Scottish Gin Awards 2021

The Scottish Gin Awards is one of the UK’s most comprehensive and highly regarded gin competitions! This year, The Scottish Gin Awards judged 320 Scottish gin entries to discover the best Scottish gin!

Eden Mill are so pleased to see thirteen of our wonderful gins in the Taste Category Finals of the 5th annual Scottish Gin Awards! 

The thirteen Eden Mill finalist gins include a mix of brand-new gin expressions, classic customer favourite gins and expressions from our new sustainable gin range! Check out all of the finalists below and their categories:

  • Distilled Gin– Golf Gin
  • Berry Flavoured Gin– Forager Gin
  • Citrus Flavoured Gin– Golden Lore Gin
  • Herb & Spice Flavoured Gin– Serendipity Gin
  • Flavoured Gin– Forbidden Gin, Passion Gin, and Rosa Rosa Gin
  • Best Pink Gin– Love Gin
  • Old Tom Gin– Distiller’s Choice: Oak Old Tom Gin
  • Gin Liqueur– Raspberry, Vanilla & Meringue Liqueur, and Spiced Rhubarb Crumble Liqueur
  • Cask Gin– Distiller’s Choice: White Wine Cask Aged Gin and Red Wine Cask Aged Gin

Eden Mill are also so pleased to be finalists for three Business Category Awards for; 

  • Excellence in Branding – This awards entry was written about Eden Mill’s transition from ceramic bottles to our brand new sustainable gin glass bottles and how our core brand values of sustainability, heritage and innovation have been carried through Eden Mill’s brand from the beginning. 
  • Best Digital Experience – This awards entry was written about Eden Mill’s award-winning virtual gin tasting experiences and how these unique experiences helped Eden Mill connect with our wonderful customer base during a time where connecting with our customers was very difficult.
  • Product Development Team of the year – This awards entry was written about Eden Mill’s brand-new Distiller’s Choice Gin collection. This ultra-premium collection takes Eden Mill back to our craft roots and allows our expert distilling team to experiment with different botanicals and distilling techniques to create small-batch experimental gin expressions!

Eden Mill is wishing good luck to all of the Scottish Gin Awards finalists!

Love Gin Liqueurs: Jug Serve Recipe

Eden Mill Love Gin Liqueur Jug Serves are perfect for enjoying with loved ones this Summer. Fun, fruity and easy to make, why not try yours today.

Drumstick Sangria

200ml Raspberry, Vanilla and Meringue Liqueur

200ml Cranberry Juice

300ml Prosecco

200ml Lemonade

Fruit Salad Sangria

200ml Mango and Pineapple Liqueur

300ml White Wine

400ml Lemonade

Aruba Rhuba

200ml Original Gin

100ml Spiced Rhubarb Liqueur

150ml Sugar Syrup

150ml Lemon Juice

200ml Cranberry Juice

200ml Soda

EDEN MILL LAUNCHES 2020 SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY ON ST ANDREWS DAY

Award-winning distillers Eden Mill have unveiled an exclusive limited edition 800 bottes of its 2020 Release Single Malt Scotch in time for St. Andrews’ Day.

Retailing at £85, the 2020 Release is the fourth single malt whisky by Eden Mill in three years, since the unveiling of the first bottling in 2017 from their distillery just outside St Andrews. The whisky liquid incorporates bourbon, Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso barrels as well as spirit
distilled using pale, chocolate, brown and crystal malt barley. This expression is reminiscent of light vanilla and toasted cinnamon leading into a spiced fruit finish. Collectors can buy the bottle on its own or as part of a special Eden Mill whisky hamper alongside two new additions to Eden Mill’s hipflask series.

Scott Ferguson, Eden Mill’s head distiller, spoke about the 2020 batch:
“The liquid we have crafted pushes the boundaries of our previous whisky expressions. This small batch of Eden Mill single malt showcases the evolution of cask and spirit, bringing you light vanilla and toasted cinnamon from bourbon barrels, combined with the rich fruit and
subtle spice from our distinctive range of sherry casks, leading to a creamy biscuity finish.”

The launch of Eden Mill’s 2020 Single Malt comes as the distillery celebrates a successful year of sales, with an increase of 600 percent year on year from online sales. Tony Kelly, co-founder of Eden Mill said: “This limited release is a real reflection of the team, our passion and Eden Mill’s pioneering spirit
which has stayed strong throughout 2020. We can’t wait for people to enjoy a dram of our 2020 Single Malt Scotch safely at home this festive season.
We anticipate the new year with excitement and hope as we look forward to the relief a vaccine will bring and also the completion of our new carbon neutral single malt distillery in St Andrews, which will be the first of its kind in Scotland and a significant step in our Eden Mill journey.”

2020 SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY TASTING NOTES

Nose: Sherry fruit forward, with bright fruity notes of raisin and plum and a lively oak spice alongside. Under these sweet notes is a creamy maltiness and light hint of apricot.
Taste: Peppery spice initially, with rich raisin and date sweetness. Spice persists as the sweetness begins to fade, with hints of toasted cinnamon and light vanilla sweetness towards the end, reminiscent of butterscotch candy. Finish: As the spice fades, hints of roasted malt and crumbly shortbread linger. Sweet and spicy notes balance to leave a gentle apricot fruit and subtle cassia spice.

AVAILABLE NOW

If you would like to purchase at bottle of Eden Mill’s 2020 Release Single Malt 70cl, 46.5% ABV you can order at www.edenmill.com/2020release

LOVE GIN, LOVE HOSPITALITY

EDEN MILL SUPPORT THE DRINKS TRUST CHARITY WITH DONATIONS FROM LOVE GIN SALES

LOVE GIN, LOVE HOSPITALITY

£2 from every 70cl bottle of Love Gin sold at £30 will help The Drinks Trust (and in Scotland The Ben: Scottish Licenses Trade Benevolent Society) to support wellness services they’ve launched in response to the emerging and likely long-term effects of the Covid-19 crisis on hospitality, including counselling services, help with sleep and insomnia and mindful drinking courses aimed at nurturing a healthy relationship with alcohol.

Love Gin, Love Hospitality will see a percentage of online sales of Eden Mill’s famous pink gin donated to charities which provide care and support to people from the drinks industry workforce. 

Eden Mill CEO Tony Kelly said:

“Although we understand the need for further restrictions being brought in across Scotland and throughout the UK to control the rapid spread of Coronavirus, it’s coming down very hard on the hospitality industry and we know from conversations with our industry partners that hospitality is desperate for support. First reduced capacity and 10pm curfews, now a ban on alcohol sales and local hospitality closures; many bars, pubs and restaurants will struggle to survive.

In our opinion, while staying at home is the safest option, bars, pubs and restaurants have staff trained to manage the safe consumption of alcohol since before Covid began, and hospitality has made huge efforts to regulate their spaces to be the safest environments. Banning alcohol consumption and closing hospitality can only serve to encourage the unregulated mixing of households as the public are tempted to meet at home, therefore accelerating the spread of the virus.

Our Love Gin motto is ‘Share the Love’ and it is absolutely essential for us to show our support to an industry on its knees, so we’re donating £2 from every Love Gin 70cl bottle sold on our site to The Drinks Trust.

This summer we raised £10,000 for NHS associated charities, including CHAS and Masks 4 NHS Heroes with our blue Original Gin bottle, so we can only encourage our caring and generous customers to join us again in supporting an industry close to our hearts which needs our help.”

Ross Carter, CEO of The Drinks Trust, commented:

We are incredibly thankful to Eden Mill for their support to The Drinks Trust. The impact of these fundraising initiatives on the lives of our colleagues and friends in the drinks industry is significant and it will enable us to provide more help to those in need of our help in these difficult times”.

Chris Gardner, CEO of TheScottish Licenses Trade Benevolent Society said:

“This is fantastic news for the charity, we are under great pressure trying to help those in the trade in need, especially in these challenging times.  Thanks to all at Eden Mill for thinking of us, it will make a huge difference”.

Eden Mill Love Gin is the St Andrews distiller’s famous premium pink gin. Made from a blend of vibrant botanicals including rose petals and hibiscus, when diluted the gin releases sweet vanilla notes and floral flavour.

For a pink gin, the Love Gin bottle is very green, it uses 18% less glass than the industry standard bottle. Made in the UK and distilled in St Andrews, it has a low carbon footprint.

The 70cl bottles are available to buy here for £30 or can be bought in-store at one of Eden Mill’s festive pop-up shops in Livingston, St Andrews, Glasgow’s Princes Square and Silverburn.

About the Drinks Trust

‘The Drinks Trust is the drinks industry community organisation. Since 1886, The Drinks Trust (formerly The Benevolent) has provided care and support to the people who form the drinks industry workforce, both past and present. Today, The Drinks Trust provide vocational, practical, emotional and financial support to those who are currently working, or have worked, in the UK drinks industry. The Drinks Trust is run by drinks industry professionals, funded by drinks industry partners and supported by thousands of drinks industry fundraisers, volunteers and contributors.

Since January the charity has helped over 2,000 beneficiaries and awarded grants of over half a million pound. This year in light with the emerging and likely long-term effects that the current situation will have on the mental health and wellness on the colleagues of the drinks industry, The Drinks Trust to launch significantly increased wellness services, including counselling services, help with sleep and insomnia, mindful drinking courses aimed at nurturing a healthy relationship with alcohol.

About the Scottish Licensed Trade Benevolent Society

Scotland’s hospitality and licensed trade charity, The Ben is a safety net for anyone who works in the hospitality and license trade facing extreme financial hardship as a result of the virus. In addition, The Ben offers a free mental health helpline which can be reached on 0800 915 4610.

Supporting The Ben is easy and there are many ways to help. Each year, the charity need to raise £300k to support former and current members of our trade facing financial, social and emotional difficulties.

Eden Mill x Bon Box Artisan Chocolate Collaboration

We’re excited to reveal our latest collaboration with Bon Box, a luxury handmade artisan chocolatier, based in Edinburgh.

We worked closely with Bon Box to create two bespoke chocolates exclusively for Eden Mill to perfectly complement our limited edition Chocolate and Chilli Gin.

Valencia Orange Buttons: Exquisite, Belgian white chocolate, blended with creamy caramel, infused with the thrill of orange to excite and reward. 

Dark Coffee Buttons: Deep roasted coffee combined with the creamy sensation of roasted cocoa and slight hint of sweetness, revel in the depth and luxury as they sparkle of silver.

Our limited edition Chocolate & Chilli Gin, is a sweet chocolate-pudding like flavour, with a fiery chilli kick, which we think pairs perfectly with a Valencian Orange mixer or as the base spirit in an espresso martini. Our collaboration with Bon Box has resulted in the creation of a Valencia chocolate orange button to complement our valencian orange perfect serve and dark coffee chocolate buttons to complement the perfect cocktail serve of an espresso martini.

What’s in the gift set?

Each gift set will include 1 x Chocolate & Chilli Gin, 2 x Eden Mill etched Martini Glasses, 1 pack of 5 Bon Box artisan Valencia chocolate orange buttons, 1 pack of 5 Bon Box artisan dark coffee chocolate buttons, beautifully presented in a premium Eden Mill gift box.

About Bon Box:

Chocolatier Barry from Bon Box trained at City of Glasgow before refining his skill and fascination with taste at some of the city’s finest kitchens such as Chardon d`Or, Dakota and Chelsea Market. As Scottish Chef of the year Semi-finalist and Game Chef of the year runner up he continually pushed the boundaries using seasonal local produce to create unique flavour combinations. 

Ever conscious that luxurious eating should excite all of the senses, sight, aroma, and of course memorable taste his chocolates are unique, striking and developing subtle flavours that are interesting and memorable. Taking flavours people feel comfortable with and turning them on their head with twists of intrigue such as miso, tonka, fir and sea buckthorn.

‘Everyone loves the sensation of chocolate, so at Bon Box we always strive to be, sensational. Comforting and luxurious, yet interesting and unique, never predictable, always memorable. Great Chocolate evokes a sense of occasion, of friends, of sharing, of the relaxed joy of the moment. At Bon Box we create splendid  Bon Bons of exceptional flavour, texture and beauty, all for your pleasure. Our hand crafted and painted Bon Bons make your gift, an occasion, an experience, thoughtful, memorable, and always sensational.’

Bon Box – Why we have chosen to work with Eden Mill?

‘Eden Mill loves working with local suppliers to create new and exciting offers for our customers. By working with suppliers that share the same passion for premium, handcrafted products as we do we believe we can deliver an extra special experience for our customers every time they purchase.’

The Chocolate & Chilli Gin Bon Box collaboration gift set is exclusively available at edenmill.com for £40. Only 50 sets available. Shop here.

Best before date: 20/03/21.

Store in a cool place away from direct sunlight or heat source.

Sample Barry’s passion with his sensational Bonbons, follow him on Instagram and Facebook to see where the journey goes next.

Re-order your gin from Blendworks Gin School

If you have visited our Blendworks Gin School in either St Andrews or Glasgow and created your own unique gin, you are now able place a reorder.

Your unique gin creation can be ordered in:

  • 20CL at £15
  • 70CL at £38

No minimum order quantity.

Please contact us with your request at hello@edenmill.com with your gin name, unique batch number, contact details and delivery address.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Blendworks Gin School experience is currently unavailable. We hope to relaunch this offer soon.

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