GIN OF THE WEEK
Toad Oxford Dry Gin
THE STORY OF TOAD Spiritual excellence for curious minds. The Oxford Artisan Distillery is the very first distillery creating spirits in this ancient city's long and illustrious history. Located at South Park Depot we are distilling a range of hand made spirits including gin, absinthe, vodka and rye whiskey all with transparency of provenance from grain to glass.
HERITAGE GRAIN They are the only distillery in the world to be using ancient populations heritage grain, all sustainably grown exclusively for TOAD on organic farms within a 50 mile radius of our site. The rare and distinctive subtleties in our spirits are a direct result of our commitment to these diverse populations of heritage rye, wheat and barley.
STILLS In order to create their own distinctive spirits from field to bottle. They also had to design and build their own stills with the help of artisans and engineers who share their ideals on craft and total provenance. South Devon Railway Engineering are steam engine craftsmen and are the greatest historical industrial coppersmiths in England!
DISTILLERY TOURS They welcome visitors to the distillery for a behind-the scenes-experience where you can discover the principles behind our approach to distilling and follow the production processes which make their craft spirits so special. You’ll get the opportunity to really see what goes into the spirits, everything is very visible and it’s a perfect environment to truly understand grain to glass craft distilling.A classic Juniper-forward gin with layers of bright citrus and aromatic botanicals. Created from field to bottle in hand-built copper stills using exclusive populations of ancient heritage grain.
£38.75 per bottle (70cl)