With the growing popularity of Dry July and the rise of tasty alcohol alternatives like kombucha, it seems the latest drinking trend is to not be drinking at all. And while we support our alcohol-free friends for jumping on the sobriety train, we can’t help but feel a little guilty when we find ourselves parched for a naughty beverage or two — and we bet you’re feeling the same. So what if we told you that you can revel in a quality tipple while doing your bit for charity — would that help? We think so, and it’s just one of the reasons why we’re all for Cardrona Distillery’s limited edition pink gin.
Just once a year, in support of Breast Cancer Research, Cardrona Distillery relaunches its acclaimed The Source ‘Pink’ barrel-aged gin in special, double cask bottling and donates $5 to both the charity and to The Bra Fence, the Central Otago tourist attraction, for every bottle sold. This year’s iteration is enough to make any Dry July-er fall off the wagon, complex and rich with a fruity taste, the blend comprises foraged rosehip combined with traditional juniper, coriander seed, angelica root and zesty orange and lemon and is aged in the Cardrona Barrel House to truly bring out the exquisite flavours. We’ll be indulging in this rose-tinted libation all summer long, and we think you should be too — no judgement necessary.
For more information on Cardrona Distillery’s limited-edition drop (including how to get your hands on a bottle) click here. For more information about what you can do to help Breast Cancer Research, click here.