Produced in a traditional pot still by microdistiller Gabriel Boudier in Dijon, Saffron Gin is made to a 19th-century Indian colonial recipe that contains nine fresh botanicals including juniper, coriander, lemon, orange peel, angelica seeds, iris, fennel and saffron, which gives a delicate spicy character.
Serve with tonic and a slice of orange . Or for the perfect
negroni: 1 measure Saffron Gin, 1 measure Campari, 1 measure
vermouth poured into a glass half filled with ice cubes. Stir and garnish with a slice of orange. For other cocktail suggestions visit emporiabrands.com.
Following its launch at the Bar Show in 2006, Saffron Gin has been an instant success . It is now served in top cocktail bars all over the country and is listed by Booths, Wine Rack and
OLN has teamed up with the brand's UK agent , Emporia Brands, to offer a case of six 70cl bottles of Saffron Gin to the winner of this competition.
To win the prize, just answer the following question:
Saffron is the world's most expensive spice. From which flower does it come?
Send your answer with your name, address and telephone number on a postcard marked Saffron Gin Competition, by March 7, to:
Emporia Brands , The Church, 172 London Road, Guildford GU1 1XR or e-mail your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org.