Electric Spirit Co. Achroous Gin


Vendor: The Gin To My Tonic

Electric Spirit Co. brings you Achroous a gin which was born to stand out.

The spirit is a vibrant blend of seven botanicals, melding the electrifying zing of Sichuan peppercorn and the fruity sweetness of fennel seed with a rich juniper backbone.

This is a classic gin with a modern twist. No fruit flavourings, no added sugar, just a perfectly crafted spirit in an incredible bottle.

Distilled in small batches with a blend of seven botanicals, Achroous is one of Scotland’s best gins, and one of the top ten in the entire world (IWSC 2019).

ABV: 41%

Bottle Size: 70

Botanicals: Juniper, Sichuan Peppercorn, Fennel Seed, Orris Root, Angelica Root, Liquorice Root and Coriander Seed

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The end result of all the above is Achroous Gin – a complex, modern take on the classic London dry spirit. Here’s a few pointers on what’s going on in the glass.

First and foremost, there’s a big whack of juniper. From there, a woody, musty quality comes from the root botanicals, a gentle sweetness from the fennel seed, and a fragrant, earthy citrus from the peppercorns. The finish is lip-smacking, resinous bitterness, laced with warm, delicate notes of spice and sweet anis.

In terms of a g&t – grab a rocks or a highball glass, fill it with big cubes of good quality ice, pour in 35ml of Achroous and top up with a dry, light tonic, like Fever Tree Refreshingly Light. If you want garnish, use citrus – lemon or pink grapefruit work well.

The gin has big, wafting nose, especially once you’ve added tonic. The Sichuan peppercorns bring a huge, floral spice, while the fennel adds a grassy, herbaceous hint of anis.