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Location and contact:

Address:Norreborgsvägen 55
S-260 13 Sankt Ibb
Sweden
Website:

https://www.hven.com

Spirit of Hven

Operated by: Spirit of Hven Distillery

Spirit of Hven distillery is world unique, one of the worlds smallest commercial pot still distillery, where everything from mashing to fermentation, distilling, maturation and bottling are carried out at site. A small format gives great benefits when wanting to extract maximum scent and taste, a small size gives larger surface area per volume for the chemical reactions to take place and giving the wanted character.

Spirit of Hven Brands:

Spirit of Hven Navy Strength Gin Bottle

Spirit of Hven Navy Strength Gin

Spirit of Hven Organic Navy Strength Gin is a unique distillate made from grain to bottle on the island of Hven in the strait of Öresund. This wonderful type of gin carries hundreds of years of history. Reshaped and further evolved to comply with new and safe distillation technique to adapt to modern drinking culture and refined taste and scent buds. Historically British commercial and naval fleets during the 18th century, tradition stated that officers drank gin and the lower ranking crew drank rum. With Spirit of Hven Organic Navy Strength Gin they have recreated the original, historical character in a completely new and unique way. Their grain base spirit is mashed in from a recipe with Wheat, Barley and Rye, fermented to 9.8vol% over 68H, and then distilled to 96 vol% in specially designed copper columns.

Spirit of Hven Organic Gin

Spirit of Hven Organic Gin is a true handcrafted distilled gin produced from fresh botanicals which are infused for 24 hours with the finest quality organic grain spirit. Following infusion, distillation is carried out in the unique Hven copper pot stills. The special design incorporating both helmets, baskets and columns promote the development of a fabulous organic distilled gin. The result is an outstanding luxury gin with the delicate aromas and taste of citrus, juniper and grains of paradise. The blended complex that is paramount to Spirit of Hven organic gin is a background of vanilla and spice which combines uniquely with the tradition of juniper. Oak maturation prior to the last distillation gives depth to the character.

Further information:

Spirit of Hven Distillery

Spirit of Hven distillery is world unique, one of the worlds smallest commercial pot still distillery, where everything from mashing to fermentation, distilling, maturation and bottling are carried out at site. A small format gives great benefits when wanting to extract maximum scent and taste, a small size gives larger surface area per volume for the chemical reactions to take place and giving the wanted character.

Henric Molin: Spirit of Hven Distillery

Swedish distillery Spirit of Hven may be one of the world’s smallest commercial pot still distilleries, but size has not hindered its success. Since beginning their gin expedition in 2008, Henric and Anja Molin’s distillery has certainly benefited from the botanical spirit boom. We talk to Henric about Spirit of Hven’s journey. THE GIN GUILD: You run a hotel and restaurant on the island of Hven, what made you start producing gin? HENRIC MOLIN: “The distillery was initially started as a sidekick to the resort, partly to supply our own spirit but also to drive tourism. We have four stills…