Robust new world gin distilled from barley spirit, vapour infused with a blend of classic botanicals, citrus, hops and pink peppercorns.
Yardarm Distilled Gin 42%
A robust vapour infused New World gin with a smooth rounded flavour. The base spirit is made from locally sourced chemical free barley twice distilled though our extended copper & glass column, You'll taste the traditional gin botanicals including juniper, coriander, cardamom, angelica and cassia bark together with citrus (orange peel, lime leaves, and lemon myrtle), spicy pink peppercorns and hop flowers.
Recipe ideas: - G&T garnished with a slice of lime; - a Gin Rickey (in a tall glass with ice, sparkling water and 1/2 a lime squeezed in and dropped in)- - a dry or even a dirty Martini; - a Ginsecco, a Gimlet or even a Caipirinha.
A unique gin distilled from barley spirit, vapour infused with a balance between classic and aniseed botanicals.
The Aniseed Gin 42% (formerly Evolution)
A unique aniseed flavoured gin, vapour infused with the traditional gin botanicals including juniper, coriander, angelica and cassia bark, with a blend of aniseed flavoured botanicals: aniseed, star anise, fennel, liquorice root and aniseed myrtle, fresh ginger and cinnamon myrtle.
Recipe ideas: - G&T garnished with orange and sage (fruity tonics match especially well!); - a Mule, with ginger beer and lime; - a Negroni or a Perfect Martini.
Powder Monkey Gin
Navy strength gin made in a classic dry style with a barley and triticale spirit, showcasing a select few native and locally grown botanicals.
Powder Monkey Navy Strength Gin 58%
At its heart is a bold dry spirit with a distinctive rye character that we craft from triticale, malt and barley. After 2 distillations in our extended copper and glass column, we vapour infuse in a selection of six botanicals: plenty of juniper, supported by five locally sourced botanicals; eucalyptus leaves (picked from the majestic Blakley's red gum [Eucalyptus blakelyi] outside the Stillhouse), pink peppercorns along with cinnamon, lemon and aniseed myrtles.
Powder Monkey is currently made with 100% Australian grown grain & botanicals including NE Victorian "Bobbie's Patch" Juniper.
Recipe ideas: - Classic G&T with lemon; - Bitter lemon or even a gin squash; - Gin sour.
Limited seasonal release with a cherry flavour complemented by botanicals, made by steeping locally grown fresh cherries in gin.
Cherry Gin 38.6%
For the 2023 seasonal release, locally grown Cherries from Eldorado Orchards were frozen and then steeped in a specially made gin that featured cassia and lemon myrtle. After the cherries were strained out the infused gin was fortified with more gin. The result is a unique seasonal release with a rich cherry colour and flavour complementing our blend of botanicals. A little lighter yet "fresher" flavour that the 2022 release, reflecting perhaps the varieties of the cherries used and the the season.
Recipe ideas: - On the rocks muddles with a few frozen berries; - G&T garnished with frozen berries a twist of Lemon as a garnish; - a Ginsecco (a shot of gin & a couple of frozen berries topped up with Prosecco); - Also goes well with dry ginger ale.
The forerunner of gin, made with a blend of gin botanicals but with a distinct aged grain character in the spirit, appealing to gin and whiskey drinkers alike.
Grain Jenever 38%
An homage to the traditional Oude (old) Jenever style, with 33% lightly distilled spirit or Moutwijn (malt-wine). The malt-wine is aged in oak for between 1-2 years and then blended with a clean distilled grain spirit, infused with juniper and a combination of local and native botanicals, including, pink peppercorns, eucalyptus leaves from the majestic Blakley's red Gum at the StillHouse door, lemon, cinnamon and aniseed myrtles and finally a little local red gum honey is added.
Recipe ideas: - Traditional:Neat, chilled in a tulip glass filled to the rim, or with a beer on the side - a "Kopstootje"; or - sipped on the rocks; - also makes a great replacement for tequila in a Margarita!
Limited seasonal release made by steeping locally grown NE Victorian Aronia berries in Yardarm Gin.
Aronia Gin 24% (2023 seasonal release).
Locally grown Aronia berries (also known as Appleberries or Black Chokeberries) are steeped in Yardarm Gin and a little sugar is added. The result is a unique seasonal liqueur with a rich red colour and flavour, in the style of a Sloe gin.
Recipe ideas: Serve neat in a liqueur glass or over ice in a small tumbler.