20-58% ABV / 6x50mL
Hurdle Creek Still is a family owned small batch distillery situated in the King Valley gourmet food region of Victoria. The distillery produces their own base spirit from barley and oats, rather than bulk purchasing spirit bought from elsewhere as is the case for most other gin distilleries. That's more work, but co-owner Simon, an ex-brewer, is no stranger to the task.
We're stoked to offer a unique tasting set that showcases the breadth of Hurdle Creek Still's range, featuring a couple of seasonal limited edition products amongst this set of six. Each bottle is 50ml. The set includes the following spirits:
Cherry Gin: Seasonal limited edition. Rich in cherry flavour, this gin is made from locally grown cherries which were steeped in a specially formulated gin, then subsequently strained and fortified with more gin.
Yardarm Gin: The distillery's core gin. Utilising as many botanicals grown on-site as possible, this new world gin is made using juniper, coriander, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, pink peppercorns, lemon myrtle and hop flowers
Yuzu Liqueur: Seasonal limited edition. Rather than using grain spirit for this liqueur, the zest of fresh locally picked yuzu (a fragrant citrus similar in aroma to grapefruit) in the Victorian Alps is infused in grape spirit made from local King Valley grapes.
Pastis: Like the traditional French liqueur, but with an Australian twist. To make it, a selection of traditional pastis botanicals and two unique Australian botanicals (aniseed myrtle and mintbush) are infused in grain spirit.
Grain Jenever: Before gin, there was a Dutch spirit known as Jenever. This version follows in traditional footsteps, taking malt-wine, ageing it, then fortifying it with grain spirit. It's then infused with juniper and a selection of local and native botanicals including pink peppercorns, ribbon gum leaves, lemon myrtle, cinnamon myrtle, aniseed myrtle and eucalyptus honey.
Powder Monkey Navy Strength Gin: A big dry navy strength gin made from a triple distillation of grains (featuring Triticale - a wheat/rye hybrid). It features botanicals including (lots of) juniper, eucalyptus leaves picked from just outside the distillery, pink peppercorns, cinnamon myrtle, lemon myrtle and aniseed myrtle.