Black's started distilling onsite at their brewery in Kinsale in late 2014. At the time it was the only co-located brewery and distillery in Ireland. The Distillery makes small batch runs of Irish Poitin, US Style Moonshine and is currently developing an Irish Rum, but the main production focus has always been Gin.
Sam Black had developed his skills in producing award winning beer recipes and so he began Gin recipe development in the same vain. His first few attempts at creating a recipe for Blacks Gin did not go very well at all, in fact only Sam seemed to like the hopped gin he came up with (hops being a typical beer ingredient).
Thankfully Maudeline Black, his wife and business partner took charge of the project and developed and refined her Gin through a full 17 recipe variations before she deemed it ready.
Blacks Premium Small Batch Distilled Irish Gin is a unique fusion of citrus
and spice, handcrafted in Kinsale from 13 carefully selected botanicals.
Featuring fresh cut citrus peels, hand cracked juniper berries and vapour infused Irish heather flowers to enrich the gin and pay tribute to its Irish heritage.
Clean, crisp, complex but balanced, an aromatic taste adventure with a