Locally Distilled: Have you tried Hong Kong’s hottest craft gins?

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Gin enthusiasts, have you become slightly jaded with the Hendrick’s and tired of the Tanqueray’s that have become all but ubiquitous in Hong Kong’s high-end bars? Then perhaps it’s time for you to check out some of the hottest craft gins distilled right here in the city… 

Two Moons’ Signature Dry Gin
Produced completely from the Two Moons distillery in copper still and distilled in a single shot made. The distillery’s signature gin features 12 distinct botanicals (including Asian origin), resulting in a fine crisp and citrusy aromas.
Price: HK$530

NIP Rare Dry Gin
Distilled using traditional methods in an artisan Carl copper still in the NIP distillery in Quarry Bay, the Nip Rare Dry Gin’s slightly sweet and complex flavour profile features prominent notes of longjing and shoumei tea leaves, aged tangerine peel, goji berries, fresh ginger and osmanthus among other botanicals (11 in total) that pay tribute to the city’s culture.
Price: HK$480

Perfume Trees Gin
Coupling eight classic gin notes with five botanicals: sandalwood, white champaca, longjing green tea, tangerine peel and Chinese angelica wood, this spicy yet refreshing tipple concocted in the Perfume Trees Gin “lab” located in a vernacular village house in the outskirts of Hong Kong is an ode to the city’s heritage and cultural roots. 
Price: HK$388

Porcelain Shanghai Dry Gin
Handmade in a family owned distillery called Porcelain Gin, this gin embodies a rich Chinese culture in the form of its Shanghai Dry gin, comprising of at least 90 percent Chinese-native botanicals with nothing but water added after, resulting in citrus sweet notes, cardamom, and Sichuan peppercorn & lavender.
Price: HK$590