Elephant German Gin

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alc./vol: 45%

Proof: 90°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Germany Germany

Launched summer 2013, this German distilled gin is supports African Elephant conservation with a donation of 15% of profits to two African elephant foundations. A London dry gin in style it redistilled with 14 botanicals, including five African ingredients in a 400 litre copper Arnold Holstein still

The Africa botanicals used are: Devil's Claw (sourced from South Africa), Buchu (a plant native to the lower elevation mountains of western South Africa), Lion's Tail (a herb native to Southern Africa), African Wormwood, Baobab (the fruit of the baobab tree).

The other less exotic botanicals are: Juniper, Indonesian cassia bark, French lavender, Spanish sweet orange peel, locally sourced fresh apples, Chinese ginger, Mexican pimento berries, elderflower sourced from the Ukraine and Poland, and mountain pine needles from the Salzburger Mountains.

Elephant Gin's bespoke embossed bottles are adorned with hand-written labels. Each batch is named after an elephant that one of the foundations Elephant Gin supports has helped to protect.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 20/10/2013


(batch name: Duke, bottle No. 630) Crystal clear.


Aromatic dry pine, lavender, freshly cut celery, root ginger, grapefruit and orange zest.


Dry pine and sweet floral flavours with rounding angelica root woodiness, zesty citrus and zingy cinammon spice.


Pine, camphor and lavender with lemon zest, ginger and black pepper spice.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 50603513301077
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Elephant Gin

Produced by: Undisclosed producer in Germany
Owned by: Elephant Gin Ltd
UK distribution by: Mangrove UK
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