The Six Ravens Gift Set is beautiful in its outer appearance, but also the inside is extraordinary. Two small bottles of 40ml Six Ravens London Dry Gin are included. Enough for 2-4 glasses of Gin & Tonic, depending on how strong you like your drink. Six Ravens is distilled with fresh ginger roots, which gives this Gin fruity and slighty spicy notes. The box itself is made out of brown cardboard, has a white inlay and a transparent cover. On the backside of the box you find a sticker with a little bit of history and drinking instructions. The small bottles look exactly like the large bottles, meaning that they are corked and sealed with green wax. Because of its exclusive presentation, the Six Ravens Gin Set is perfect as a gift!
How Six Ravens Gin got its name:
Six Ravens is distilled according to the London Dry Gin distillation method. This means all botanicals are distilled at once and no sugar is added to the final product. Therefore a London Dry Gin does not necessarily have to be distilled in London to be an authentic London Dry Gin. It is not a certificate of origin. Nevertheless many people think of Britain, when they think of Gin. The British were primarily the ones who spread the magic of this spirit around the world. In colonies, in pubs, at the royal house everywhere a glass of Gin was always welcomed. To honor British tradition and its connection to the Gin culture Six Ravens Gin has a name, that is connected to a cenury old legend. The legend of the Tower Ravens...
"Sire, if the Tower of London ravens are lost, the Crown will fall and Britain with it!"
On 22 June 1675, King Charles II established the Royal Observatory at the Tower of London. Soon after, John Flamsteed, the Royal Astronomer, allegedly complained to the King that wild ravens were interfering with his celestial observations. Charles II, therefore, ordered their demise – only to be forewarned by the royal soothsayer, that if the ravens left the Tower the Empire would collapse. Terrified by the warning, Charles II decreed that at least six ravens have to be kept at the Tower at all times, to prevent calamity. From that day on the ravens were treated like royalty; waited on by servants, kept at public expense, and honoured in great splendor - always hoping that the raven prophecy will never turn true…
|Country of Origin:||France|
|Tasting Notes:||Flavorful Gin with fresh and spicy ginger notes|