HRAFN GIN ‘Winter’ 2020 Expression

Distilled in Scotland

Deeside Distillery

First Produced


Still Type


  The HRAFN GIN ‘Winter’ 2020 Expression Story

As the long, cold nights begin to draw in, the team behind the now-legendary, multiple international award-winning HRAFN Gin have announced the return of a firm favourite: HRAFN GIN ‘Winter” – a very special edition Scottish Gin which launches in October 2020.
Meticulous distillates of Frankincense and Myrrh are added to the HRAFN Gin signature flavour – deep, long and smooth juniper with mandarin and spice to give you a gin with a beguiling shimmer of oriental florals and precious spiced woods.
HRAFN GIN ‘Winter’ is already a gold medal winner: awarded Gold at this year’s International Gin Masters competition in the Contemporary category. Why Contemporary? Well, ‘Winter’ is based on the signature ‘Thought & Memory’ gin with its deeper taste, long finish and silk smooth feel. But they then add in separate distillates of frankincense and myrrh, making this expression a Distilled Gin rather than classic London Dry. It’s all in the distillation process.
And as if this classic winter gin couldn’t get any better – there is NO PLASTIC in the packaging. So you can relax and enjoy this warm, spicy and mystical Scottish Gin sustainably.

  Key Botanicals

  • Juniper Berries
  • Mandarin Peel
  • Royal Hojari Frankincense
  • Omani Myrrh
  • Coriander Seed
  • Cassia Bark
  • Cubeb Pepper
  • Angelica Root
  • Orris Root

  Tasting Notes

BODY- Smooth.

NOSE – Fresh green juniper, lemon, sweet mandarin and powdered spice.

PALATE –Juniper rolling into sweet violet and rose with spiced wood notes of Oud and mandarin.

FINISH –Soft, sweet and seductive, with a beguiling shimmer of spices on the finish.

Try it in a RAVEN FRENCH 75
– 25ml Fresh lemon juice
– 25ml Sugar Syrup
– 50ml Hrafn Gin ‘Winter’
– 100ml Rosé Prosecco

Add ingredients except the Prosecco into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a flute.
Top with the Prosecco. Garnish with a lemon twist. Enjoy!


  • HRAFN Gin Thought & Memory
  • HRAFN Gin Valhalla

  Key Personnel

  • Callum Sim – Managing Director
  • Peter Sim – Operations Director

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