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Try a wildly sophisticated Scottish gin this Burns Night

If you are celebrating the Scottish national Bard on Burns Night with a traditional supper of Haggis, neeps and tatties, why not add some Caorunn Gin to the toasting options?

One for those who may want a wider choice than the usual malts on offer and secretly yearn for a clear Scottish spirit, yet still want to remain true to the evening’s Celtic roots.

The small batch Scottish gin will whisk you away to Speyside with its highland glens, lochs and home to Caorunn where the gin is handmade.

Caorunn gin is handcrafted with locally foraged botanicals including dandelion leaf, heather, Coul blush apple, bog myrtle and rowan berry with six traditional gin botanicals and natural Scottish spring water. Fresh and floral on the nose, this gin is clean, sweet, full-bodied and aromatic with a long-lasting crisp finish.

If you need a warming drink in the chilly January weather try a Caorunn Tincture Toddy.

Caorunn Gin
The Caorunn Tincture Toddy

Here is how to make it.

50ml Caorunn Gin
25ml Lemon Juice
1 barspoon heather honey
50ml Hot water
3 dashes of tincture (made with Lady GreyTea and overproof gin)

Build in a toddy mug

Orange zest, cinnamon stick

Toddy mug

Caorunn Gin is available in selected Waitrose (RRP: £27), Sainsbury’s (£RRP: £26), Tesco (RRP: £27) stores and also Harvey Nichols, Fortnum and Mason, Oddbins, The Conran Shop, Spirited Wines, The Whisky Shop and spirit specialists (RRP: £28.49).

If you are planning on going all out on Burns Night with a new bespoke tartan suit for your dinner event, founder member of the Savile Row Bespoke Association, Myers and Mortimer, who with its 200 year history and a Royal Warrant, is offering any client who orders a tartan suit for Burns Night a special bottle of Caorunn Gin.