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REEFTON DI STI LLI N G CO.

LITTLE BIDDY GIN

CLASSIC COCKTAIL UNTAMED PASSION A slightly sweet, but refreshing and zingy cocktail that maintains the native characteristics of Little Biddy Gin.

REEFTON DISTILLING CO.

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eefton Distilling Co. is a modern distillery at the forefront of spirit production in New Zealand. Nestled deep in the untamed wilderness of New Zealand’s West Coast, here they produce a range of international award-winning, small batch distilled premium spirits and liqueurs with a distinct West Coast flavour. Taking their inspiration from Reefton’s rich history of adventure, innovation, and gold. They see the town as the perfect place for making fresh, handcrafted spirits. Their Little Biddy Gin range was created in honour of Reefton legend Bridget ‘Biddy’ Goodwin, a gin-toting, 4-foot-tall gold prospector. Their search for native botanicals takes them deep into the same West Coast rainforest where Biddy once fossicked for gold. Their cellar door and visitor experience in situated in the heart of Reefton in one of the towns original historic buildings which has been carefully restored to accommodate Reefton Distilling Co’s. tasting bar and cellar door. Built in the 1870’s, the original Harold Bros’ general store sold shoes, haberdashery and distilled vinegar, so in some small way things have come full circle.

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Recipe: ■ 30ml Little Biddy Gin - Classic ■ 15ml Cointreau ■ 30ml Fresh lime juice ■ 30ml Apple juice ■ 15ml Passionfruit syrup Method:

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 20 seconds. Strain contents into a glass over ice. Garnish with fresh lime and a sprig of mint. PRODUCTS USED: LITTLE BIDDY GIN – CLASSIC (40% ABV)

8499 700ml

RRP: $


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