Hawthorns Gin is still produced to a recipe formulated by my seafaring Grandfather, a Commander in the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
I found the recipe in his secret wartime diaries containing detailed battle plans and analysis of previous confrontations. I also found the invitation from his first dance with my Grandmother. I had no idea that he used to distil his own gin and finding his recipe was a great surprise.
Hawthorns was created in his memory, to honour his desire to see his old tipple brought back to life. He used to invite fellow officers to join him and toast the future, and we invite you to raise a glass of Hawthorns to him and to future drinks.
PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO NEW CUSTOMS RULES WE ARE UNABLE TO SEND ALCOHOL OVERSEAS.