Everything is done by hand starting with the main ingredient juniper berries to which botanicals are added to give additional flavor. The botanicals in this particular gin are in the form of dried angelica plant roots, coriander seeds, lemon peel and cardamom. The ingredients are now placed in a 350 liter copper still which already contains a spirit distilled from fermented grain. While the spirit is completely tasteless, this will add the taste. It's alcohol content is 95% So this is diluted with spring water to lower the alcohol level to 40%. The mixture will now be distilled again this time with the botanicals and spices to give the tasteless spirit its distinctive flavor of gin. Distillation action continues for about six hours and must be carefully monitored throughout because if the temperature reaches a hundred degrees Celsius, the water will also evaporate ruining the bunch. The alcohol steam rises up and out of the still through pipes leading to a chilled stainless steel tank called the condenser when the hot steam hits the cold chamber. It condenses into liquid gin throughout the distillation process samples of gin a drawn from the snow.
The distilled gin is then packaged and sealed, ready for consumption.
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