New Shetland Reel expression promises to be out of this world!

Shetland Reel is set to create a new expression of their original gin that will literally be out of this world!

On Sunday 14th July, Shetland Space Centre alongside B2Space will launch a stratospheric balloon into space, from Baltasound Airport in Unst – right next door to the Saxa Vord distillery where Shetland Reel Gin is produced. 

Alongside the usual trackers and control boards, the balloon will also contain a vacuum pack full of the Botanicals used to make Shetland Reel Original Gin. When it returns from its mission, that pack of botanicals will be used to make a small batch of gin that should be out of this world.

Want to watch the action? The event will be live streamed on the Shetland Space Centre’s Facebook page as well as the Shetland Reel Facebook Page.

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