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March 9, 2020
  • What are Botanicals?

    First and foremost, Gin is an alcoholic spirit which is predominantly flavoured by juniper (botanicals). That is a legal requirement!
    Produced using purified neutral alcohol of roughly 96% Gin can be formulated from grain or a by-product of grapes or molasses. Botanicals are wrapped in muslin or similar material, using time-honoured techniques. It is then steeped in the base alcohol inside a traditional copper still, for up to 48 hours before the distillation process commences.Once distilled, Soli Gin is cut with locally sourced natural spring water from the Paphos region to attain the legal alcohol percentage for bottling. 

    The real Gin heroes are, of course, the botanicals.  Soli Gin has developed a unique recipe using a harmonious variety that we believe give our Gin a flavour that is the essence of Cyprus. 

    We have decided to keep our recipe secret for now. If someone has a well-developed Gin palate, they may be able to identify…

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