Hayman’s Gently Rested
A wonderfully smooth, rounded and well-balanced gin, with peppery and spicy notes from the dominant botanicals – juniper and coriander – adding to its full-flavoured individuality.
In the same way that gin was rested in casks rather than bottles in London’s ornate Gin Palaces during the 1800s, ours is rested in old Scotch Whisky barrels for just three weeks. Such short contact with wood really lifts our botanical flavours and enhances the peppery spice.
Hayman’s is the longest serving gin distilling family in England. The story starts in 1863 with James Burrough, who created Beefeater Gin. Though he was formerly a pharmacist, he purchased a firm of gin distillers and renamed the company ‘James Borrough, Distiller and Importer of Foreign Liqueurs’. Employing his chemists experience, Burrough began to improve the gins and liqueurs. When James died in 1897, his three sons took over, acquiring a new distillery site in 1906.