Scottish distillery produces world’s strongest gin

Updated: Nov 29, 2018

For those gin lovers of you out there, The Twin River Distillery has created the world’s strongest gin, with a whopping alcohol strength of 77%.

The distillery, based in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, have created a limited supply of 101 bottles with the launch taking place at the Gin Festival: North East.

The previous record that The Twin River folks have now beaten was believed to belong to a Swedish distillery sitting at 76%.

Funnily enough, Bombay Sapphire unwittingly took the title last May when a batch of its gin, usually weighing in at 40% ABV, was recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency after it was found to have an alcohol content by volume of 77%.

Ryan Rhodes, brand ambassador for Twin River said: “You have to appreciate that most gins are 40-50% ABV so care must be taken when drinking this spirit and a small amount definitely goes a long way.”

So, remember to drink in moderation people! Any gin lovers of you out there who might decide to get hold of a bottle?

We’d love to hear your thoughts on this new strongest gin, and, as usual, should you wish to contact us you can do so either at the top of this page via our contact info or on our Twitter (@lineclenzeinfo.)

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