Our distillery prides itself on creating unique products that showcase our local area and leaves a lasting memory on the tastebuds. We use water from our aquifer in the South Downs in every single batch we create.
"Making a local gin that is so versatile and with so much care and attention, is something I pride myself on"
Adam Cowley (Creative Distiller)
Autumn is one of our favourite times of the year, here at our distillery in East Sussex. Taking the dogs out for a long walk on a sunny, chilly, misty morning is just the best! It's also one of the best times of the year to go foraging. All of our gins are made with 100% natural ingredients. There is nothing artificial about what we use to create our spirits. Whilst we are out walking with the dogs, we can be found foraging around in the local hedgerows to maybe find that perfect ingredient to help create some of our amazing gins and spirits.
Popular this time of year is of course our 'Sussex Sloe Gin'. Made with our classic Pure Sussex Gin and locally sourced handpicked Sussex Sloes. A perfect-tasting sloe gin, smooth to drink, a classic winter warmer!
Talking of long autumnal walks we have our award-winning 'Hedgerow Gin', from our Curiosity Series of flavoured Gins. Inspired by our surrounding landscape of walking around in the hedgerows and you, our customers. 'The Hedgerow One' is autumn in a bottle, fragrant and fruity. Palate of blackberry, apple, sloe, and rosehip. The finish is dry with a creamy spice. Earlier this last spring receiving a Silver Medal at the London Spirit Awards.
Autumn is the time of year to cosy up. Time to dig out those thick, warm jumpers and blankets for those chillier evenings (especially if you haven't put the central heating on yet!) and boy do we have the perfect accompaniment for treating yourself to a true autumnal warmer for those cold evenings! Our new and improved 'Quintessential Gin Punch'. A seasonal delight, our gin punch is sweet, spiced, and fruity with a gin hit! Simply heat gently in a saucepan and add a slice of your favorite fruit (apple or orange) drink and feel warm and happy!
This time of year is also a time when we prepare for the festive season. Coming up with new and exciting ideas for that perfect gift for Christmas or the office party. We are pretty confident that we have all the bases covered!
Gift ideas to suit all budgets and all tastes. They'll be hampers, gift boxes, and chocolates with a few surprises up our sleeve, so make sure to follow us on our social media for all the latest news! We are also finalising our diary of events for the coming few months. Jam-packed full of tasting sessions, local events, and Christmas Markets where we will be selling our entire range of spirits and also our gifting range for this year.
So make sure you come and see us for that perfect gift!
We will be sending out a list of where to find us as soon as our plans are complete.
With the new season of Autumn and Winter fast approaching, means it's time for our new Cocktail List. There's a mixture of the classics plus a few 'Harley House Distillery' twists. One of the most popular cocktails this year at festivals and events has been our take on the classic Espresso Martini. It comes with a kick with our 'Toffee Spiced Rum' You HAVE to try this at your next party as it is amazing!!!
1 measure of Prohibition Toffee Spiced Rum
2 tsp Golden or Brown Sugar
75ml of Freshly Brewed Espresso Coffee
3 ice cubes
Coffee Beans for Garnish
Place the hot coffee, sugar, and rum into a cocktail shaker. Add 3 ice cubes and shake vigorously until cold. Pour into a Martini Glass and then add the coffee beans for garnish.
Don't worry if you don't have a cocktail shaker! We'll be taking care of that soon, with new gifts for Christmas coming soon to our online store. Watch this space Old Sport! We have everything you need for the perfect party this festive season!