It's just 5 months since the launch of the first two expressions of Henley Gin - 'Classic Dry' and 'Rhubarb & Orange'. If you have been following our story or sampled any of our gins, we hope you won't be surprised by the colour of our first medals, presented to us by The Spirits Business in the Gin Masters 2021.
Our 'Classic Dry' was awarded GOLD in the 'Ultra Premium' category and was up against the most expensive gins produced around the world.
You may expect that a gold medal would be the highest award in the gin business however, The Gin Masters reserve the ultimate award for the exceptional. Henley Gin 'Rhubarb & Orange' was awarded a MASTER Medal in the Pink Gin category. The only pink gin to win this award and one of only 11 Master Medals awarded across all categories for the hundreds of entries in the latest edition of The Gin Masters 2021.
The Gin Masters said of `the Rhubarb & Orange:
With pink gin currently all the rage, the judges were eager to see if the quality entries would live up to the hype.
Thankfully, the flight started strong with Master medal awarded to Henley Gin - Rhubarb & Orange. Thomson commented "Quality-wise, this was leaps and bounds above the rest. It combines so many pink and dark fruit sensations, cassis on the nose, confected raspberry, jammy rhubarb on the palate - but all balanced."
Master Distiller Jacob has produced multiple award winning gins for multiple distilleries but we are so proud that the first two expressions of Henley Gin produced at our very own distillery have received such recognition already. Our hard work and dedication are really making a difference and these medals are quite the Christmas gift for our team here at The Distillery.