Gin Recipe 02 – Black Currant & Thyme

Gin Recipe 02 – Black Currant & Thyme

Recipe 02 is rooted in a love of food and cooking and boasts a savory profile.



This gin was inspired by Julian’s love of cooking and watching cooking shows, gleaning inspiration from Top Chef, Chef’s Table, Beat Bobby Flay, and the vibrant flavor pairings of Chef Marcus Samuelsson. The bolder or our two gins, Gin Recipe 02 combines the earthy fruitiness of black currants with fresh thyme to create a complex and savory gin with a peppery finish.

What you will find in this small batch craft gin are vivid notes of citrus on the nose, a subtle sweetness of dried black currants, and savory notes of thyme and other herbs on the palate, with a lingering finish of peppercorn.

This gin can be enjoyed neat, over ice, or mixed into your favorite gin cocktail, such as G&T, Negroni, French 75, etc.

Proof: 90.44

Aroma: Vivid notes of citrus on the nose

Taste: Dried fruit and herbs on the palate

Finish: Lingering finish of peppercorn and citrus

Botanicals: Black Currant, Thyme, Meyer Lemon peel, Peppercorn, Juniper Berries, Coriander Seed

Perfect Serve:

Ideal in a gin and tonic or negroni, and can also be highlighted in cocktails that creatively incorporate citrus, herbs, or spice.

“Sociable” by Michael Sioxson

5 muddled blackberries
1.5 oz – 02
.5 oz – simple syrup
.5 oz – crème de violet
2 dashes of black walnut bitters
Light shake with ice. Dump out entire shaker into glass 
Splash of tonic
Garnish with Sage and Thyme

As you sip from the glass the smell of sage and thyme helps to bring out the fruit notes on the palate.  The simple syrup and crème de violet soften the gin and the bitters round it out. The blackberries can be exchanged with just about any other berry or fruit.

For more visit our Gin Recipes page.

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