Ginopedia

Distilleries

Location and contact:

Address:R3, Työpajankatu 2a
00580 Helsinki, Finland
Telephone:+358 20 719 1460
Email:info@hdco.fi
Website:

https://hdco.fi/

Helsinki Distilling Company

Operated by: The Helsinki Distilling Company

Helsinki Distilling Company Brands:

Helsinki Dry Gin

Helsinki Dry Gin is an artisanal, premium gin distilled with nine choicest hand-picked botanicals including the Arctic lingonberry. Blended with the purest Finnish water, Helsinki Dry Gin is full-bodied and balanced, with aromas of the Nordic forest and floral citrus flavours. Helsinki Dry Gin was awarded the gold medal both in 2017 and 2016 as well as the prestigious Spirit of the Year –award in 2016 at Destille Berlin, the leading craft spirits fair and competition in Europe. It is also a Category Winner as the Best Finnish Gin in the World Gin Awards 2016 The unique taste of Helsinki Dry Gin comes from Finnish lingonberries, rich Balkan juniper and Seville orange and lemon peels. Furthermore in the palate are fennel and coriander seeds, Orris root, Angelica root and a small, but important, pinch of rose petals. The gin is distilled in a traditional strength of 47% vol. to heighten the palate and achieve a smooth, pleasant mouth feel.

Further information:

Mikko Mykkanen, Helsinki Distilling

Founded in 2013 and fully operational a year later, The Helsinki Distillery Company was the first private distillery to open in Helsinki for over a century. The two-storey building, home to the distillery and located in the heart of the city’s gastro-culture, has a history of its own, being used as a power plant for 30 years, a soap factory, meatball factory, car wash, wine cellar and an architect’s office. We talk to the owner, Mikko Mykkanen, about The Helsinki Distillery Company’s journey. The Gin Guild: You were the first private distillery to open in Helsinki for 100 years –…