no. 64 We at the Fairytale Distillery are delighted to announce the launch of our latest gin, just in time for Christmas. Of course it is our Highland Christmas Gin ! Christmas Gin
LIMITED EDITION Details
no. 64 Try out our 3 golden 2020 “World Spirt Award” gins in one box. Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact. Gold Set Giftbox LIMITED EDITION Details no. 64 You still get the award winning gin taste ( a delicate juniper with an oil pungency, orange like, slight mushroom notes, a hint of lavender with a full bodied and long aftertaste) but subtly flavoured with the Sloes. No. 64
NEW ARRIVAL ! Details
57er To its acclaimed taste a subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, the increase in alcohol content has given this version a sweet, Summer freshness, which we liken to a subtle taste of Mandarin and Kumquat. No. 57
SUMMER EDITION ! Details
57er Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact, full-bodied, good length. No. 57 NAVY STRENGHT - HIGHLAND GIN Details 57er Aromatic repetition on the palate. Subtle juniper basis, with woody, coniferous and resinous accents. Contains a strong mango element with a hint of cassia. A compact, full-bodied, good length, with a hint of spice at the finish. No. 35 LONDON DRY - HIGHLAND GIN Details

summergin We at the Fairytale Distillery are delighted to announce the launch of our latest gin, just in time for Christmas. Of course it is our Highland Christmas Gin ! Christmas Gin LIMITED EDITION Details summergin Try out our 3 golden 2020 “World Spirt Award” gins in one box. Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact. Gold Set Giftbox LIMITED EDITION Details summergin You still get the award winning gin taste ( a delicate juniper with an oil pungency, orange like, slight mushroom notes, a hint of lavender with a full bodied and long aftertaste) but subtly flavoured with the Sloes. No. 64 NOW AVAILABLE ! Details summergin To its acclaimed taste a subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, the increase in alcohol content has given this version a sweet, Summer freshness, which we liken to a subtle taste of Mandarin and Kumquat. No. 57 SUMMER EDITION Details summergin Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact, full-bodied, good length. No. 57 NAVY STRENGHT - HIGHLAND GIN Details summergin Aromatic repetition on the palate. Subtle juniper basis, with woody, coniferous and resinous accents. Contains a strong mango element with a hint of cassia. A compact, full-bodied, good length, with a hint of spice at the finish. No. 35 LONDON DRY - HIGHLAND GIN Details

WHAT HAPPENS HERE

About Us

In the north West Highlands of Scotland the newly founded Fairytale Distillery at Ardelve, looks out across Loch Ailsh to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye.The hand crafted gin produced by the distillery marries traditional ingredients with carefully selected botanics and water from the spring fed burn Alt Mor na Dornie to create local and exotic products.

The teams international skills enable the Distillery to produce a variety of non-chilled filtered, highland gins that appeal to a wide range of cultures and palates. These skills have been drawn from three generations of Botanists, the latest having grown up with a keen interest in distilling.The botanics are selected from both local and global sources.The team consists of Thomas the Founder, CEO and Distiller: Joline the Distillery Manager; Roger the Consultant, whose Uncle was in command of the First Class Lounge of the Queen Elizabeth Liner; and Martin and Stephan the Botanists. The team has highly experienced and professional acumen.

The specially commisioned still, named Tinkerbelle, was made by the renowned coppersmith Herr Schmidt in the Austrian Tyrol and is housed in the unique, wooden crafted distillery building on a small island in a landscaped lochan.Keen to develop sustainable business practices, the gins, for example, are bottled and labelled in such a way that they can be reused by both customer and company alike.

WHAT HAPPENS HERE

About Us

In the north West Highlands of Scotland the newly founded Fairytale Distillery at Ardelve, looks out across Loch Ailsh to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye.The hand crafted gin produced by the distillery marries traditional ingredients with carefully selected botanics and water from the spring fed burn Alt Mor na Dornie to create local and exotic products.

The teams international skills enable the Distillery to produce a variety of non-chilled filtered, highland gins that appeal to a wide range of cultures and palates. These skills have been drawn from three generations of Botanists, the latest having grown up with a keen interest in distilling.The botanics are selected from both local and global sources.The team consists of Thomas the Founder, CEO and Distiller: Joline the Distillery Manager; Roger the Consultant, whose Uncle was in command of the First Class Lounge of the Queen Elizabeth Liner; and Martin and Stephan the Botanists. The team has highly experienced and professional acumen.

The specially commisioned still, named Tinkerbelle, was made by the renowned coppersmith Herr Schmidt in the Austrian Tyrol and is housed in the unique, wooden crafted distillery building on a small island in a landscaped lochan.Keen to develop sustainable business practices, the gins, for example, are bottled and labelled in such a way that they can be reused by both customer and company alike.

WHAT HAPPENS HERE

About Us

In the north West Highlands of Scotland the newly founded Fairytale Distillery at Ardelve, looks out across Loch Ailsh to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye.The hand crafted gin produced by the distillery marries traditional ingredients with carefully selected botanics and water from the spring fed burn Alt Mor na Dornie to create local and exotic products.

The teams international skills enable the Distillery to produce a variety of non-chilled filtered, highland gins that appeal to a wide range of cultures and palates. These skills have been drawn from three generations of Botanists, the latest having grown up with a keen interest in distilling.The botanics are selected from both local and global sources.The team consists of Thomas the Founder, CEO and Distiller: Joline the Distillery Manager; Roger the Consultant, whose Uncle was in command of the First Class Lounge of the Queen Elizabeth Liner; and Martin and Stephan the Botanists. The team has highly experienced and professional acumen.

The specially commisioned still, named Tinkerbelle, was made by the renowned coppersmith Herr Schmidt in the Austrian Tyrol and is housed in the unique, wooden crafted distillery building on a small island in a landscaped lochan.Keen to develop sustainable business practices, the gins, for example, are bottled and labelled in such a way that they can be reused by both customer and company alike.

WHAT HAPPENS AROUND US 

Fairytale’s Newspaper

WHAT HAPPENS AROUND US 

Fairytale’s Newspaper

Christmas Gift Box set of 3 Fairytale Highland Gins

It's Christmas time at Fairytale Distillery  Why not solve your Christmas gift problem right now by ordering a Gift Box Set of 3 Fairytale Distillery Highland multi award winning gins? You can order our "Gift Box Set" by chosing [...]

London Spirits Competition 2020

London Spirits Competition 2020 In our Newsletter this week we are proud to announce yet more success for the Fairytale Distillery on the competition front! This time it was in the prestigious 2020 London Spirits Competition held on July 6 [...]

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World Spirit Awards 2020 Bad Kleinkirchheim

We at the Fairytale Distillery, following on from our success at the World Spirits Awards 2020, are quietly celebrating the award to our Highland Gin No 6 as the Trophy winning Double Gold, best Gin and Spirit of the [...]

WHAT HAPPENS INSIDE

Courses

Gin Tasting

5 Highland gins

£1500pp.

9 Highland gins

£2500pp.
  • Our Master Distiller Thomas is offering Gin Tasting courses at the Fairytale Distillery in Ardelve here in the North West Highlands. The Distillery was awarded World Class status at the World Spirits Awards ceremony held at Bad Kleinkirchen in March 2020. The tastings are conducted safely outdoors, under a gazebo, within strict Covid regulations. The courses, for up to 4 persons ( min. 2 persons ), last approximately forty five minutes (a little longer in the case of Option No 2) and must be booked in advance. Times available are Monday to Friday starting at 3.00 pm or 4.00 pm. In addition to the tastings, Thomas will describe the distilling processes. Attendees will receive a discount on any gins purchased.
tasting appointment

Gin School

£8000pp.
  • This will last approximately 3 hours. 2 persons at a time. The class will use our award winning Highland Gin basic recipe and students will be invited to add their own botanics following guidance from the master distiller. Students will of course get to take their own bottle of gin home.

Gin School

£8000pp.
  • This will last approximately 3 hours. 2 persons at a time. The class will use our award winning Highland Gin basic recipe and students will be invited to add their own botanics following guidance from the master distiller. Students will of course get to take their own bottle of gin home.

Our Highland Gin 

Our Gin

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.1

Compact, aromatical implementation of theme, subtly juniper like, somewhat ethereal and oily pungency, orangelike, slight mushroom notes, mossy, green-grassy, tart and peely, nutty and kernel-like, lavender, fairly full-bodied and long.

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LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.1

Compact, aromatical implementation of theme, subtly juniper like, somewhat ethereal and oily pungency, orangelike, slight mushroom notes, mossy, green-grassy, tart and peely, nutty and kernel-like, lavender, fairly full-bodied and long.

Details

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.4

.Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact, full-bodied, good length, some ethereal and bitter finish.

Details

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.4

.Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact, full-bodied, good length, some ethereal and bitter finish.

Details

CONTEMPORARY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.6

Very ethereal and ester continuation on the palate, quite a lot of juniper berries, dosed citrus top notes, orange peel, lime juice, tonka bean, mint, ginger, strong floral component, rose petals, rose oil, violet, lavender, full-bodied and compact, harmonious.

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CONTEMPORARY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.6

Very ethereal and ester continuation on the palate, quite a lot of juniper berries, dosed citrus top notes, orange peel, lime juice, tonka bean, mint, ginger, strong floral component, rose petals, rose oil, violet, lavender, full-bodied and compact, harmonious.

Details

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.7

A rather powerful juniper berry basis, coniferous and resinous, subtle citrus notes, orange peel, grapefruit, clove oil, rooty, gentian, a lot of ginger, mint, floral aspects, lavender, a touch of lovage, compact body, fairly long finish.

Details

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.7

A rather powerful juniper berry basis, coniferous and resinous, subtle citrus notes, orange peel, grapefruit, clove oil, rooty, gentian, a lot of ginger, mint, floral aspects, lavender, a touch of lovage, compact body, fairly long finish.

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NEW WESTERN STYLE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.8

This lovely, slightly dry, smooth gin with just a hint of juniper in the bouquet has a flowery, rose petal beginning, reflecting the rosehip and meadowsweet ingredients. See if you can detect the slightly peppery aftertaste, not unlike some whiskey. This complex gin has many subtle taste undertones.

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NEW WESTERN STYLE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.8

This lovely, slightly dry, smooth gin with just a hint of juniper in the bouquet has a flowery, rose petal beginning, reflecting the rosehip and meadowsweet ingredients. See if you can detect the slightly peppery aftertaste, not unlike some whiskey. This complex gin has many subtle taste undertones.

Details

NEW WESTERN STYLE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.17

This gin‘s spicy bouquet, drawn from some of its ingredients of cardamom, dates and cassia, hints of the Spice Routes. The faint juniper beginning merges into the smooth, spicy body which finishes with vanilla and a hint of honey. Log fires and winter evenings seem made for this gin.

Details

NEW WESTERN STYLE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.17

This gin‘s spicy bouquet, drawn from some of its ingredients of cardamom, dates and cassia, hints of the Spice Routes. The faint juniper beginning merges into the smooth, spicy body which finishes with vanilla and a hint of honey. Log fires and winter evenings seem made for this gin.

Details

NEW WESTERN STYLE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.22

The delicate citrus bouquet is hard to detect but the lemony beginning with a sweetish after taste makes this a very refreshing gin, certainly one for those hot summer days!

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NEW WESTERN STYLE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.22

The delicate citrus bouquet is hard to detect but the lemony beginning with a sweetish after taste makes this a very refreshing gin, certainly one for those hot summer days!

Details

OLD TOM – HIGHLAND GIN

No.29

Strong ethereal top notes, candy drop-like, berry-like, lime, orange peel, floral notes, orange blossoms, elderflower, green tea, subtly juniper-like, a lot of rose oil, lavender, coriander, cardamom, thyme, malty sweetness, good tightness and length, warming finish, unconventional concept.

Details

OLD TOM – HIGHLAND GIN

No.29

.Strong ethereal top notes, candy drop-like, berry-like, lime, orange peel, floral notes, orange blossoms, elderflower, green tea, subtly juniper-like, a lot of rose oil, lavender, coriander, cardamom, thyme, malty sweetness, good tightness and length, warming finish, unconventional concept.

Details

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.35

Aromatic repetition on the palate; subtle juniper basis, with woody, coniferous and resinous accents; contains a strong mango element with a  hint of cassia; a compact, full-bodied, good length, with a hint of spice at the finish.

Details

LONDON DRY – HIGHLAND GIN

No.35

Aromatic repetition on the palate; subtle juniper basis, with woody, coniferous and resinous accents; contains a strong mango element with a  hint of cassia; a compact, full-bodied, good length, with a hint of spice at the finish.

Details

NAVY STRENGHT – HIGHLAND GIN

No.57

Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact, full-bodied, good length.

Details

NAVY STRENGHT – HIGHLAND GIN

No.57

Aromatic repetition on the palate, subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, citrus, lime, orange peel, lavender, tonka bean, spignel, some lovage, compact, full-bodied, good length.

Details

SUMMER EDITION – HIGHLAND GIN

No. 57 

To its acclaimed taste a subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, the increase in alcohol content has given this version a sweet, Summer freshness, which we liken to a subtle taste of Mandarin and Kumquat.

Details

SUMMER EDITION – HIGHLAND GIN

No.57 

To its acclaimed taste a subtle juniper basis, woody, coniferous and resinous accents, the increase in alcohol content has given this version a sweet, Summer freshness, which we liken to a subtle taste of Mandarin and Kumquat.

Details

SLOE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.64

You still get the award winning gin taste ( a delicate juniper with an oil pungency, orange like, slight mushroom notes, a hint of lavender with a full bodied and long aftertaste) but subtly flavoured with the Sloes.

Details

SLOE – HIGHLAND GIN

No.64

You still get the award winning gin taste ( a delicate juniper with an oil pungency, orange like, slight mushroom notes, a hint of lavender with a full bodied and long aftertaste) but subtly flavoured with the Sloes.

Details

LIMITED EDITION – HIGHLAND GIN

Christmas Gin 

We at the Fairytale Distillery are delighted to announce the launch of our latest gin,  just in time for Christmas. Of course it is our Highland Christmas Gin !

Details

LIMITED EDITION – HIGHLAND GIN

Christmas Gin

We at the Fairytale Distillery are delighted to announce the launch of our latest gin,  just in time for Christmas. Of course it is our Highland Christmas Gin !

Details
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Thomas
ThomasFounder | CEO | Distiller
Roger
RogerConsultant
Joline
JolineDistillery Manager
Martin
MartinBotanist
Stefan
StefanBotanist | Distiller