This Delectably Cosmic Spirit Is Moonlight in a Bottle

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger
Photography Provided By: Hendrick’s Gin Hendrick’s Lunar Gin

Tucked away on the remote Scottish Ayrshire coast lies the mystical Hendrick’s Gin Palace, where esteemed Master Distiller Ms. Lesley Gracie works her magic. Known for her midnight gardening, blossoming collection of botanicals and quirky curiosity, Ms. Gracie set forth on a celestial sipping adventure, crafting an unusual spirit beneath the moon’s lustrous glow. This endeavor would yield a gin unlike any other—one that brings about an alluring complexity and a divine warmth: Hendrick’s Lunar Gin.

Inspired by a calm night sky and the moon’s magical presence, Hendrick’s Lunar Gin was thoughtfully crafted for refreshing sundowners, night sipping, moon gazing and other serene modes of contemplation. As Ms. Gracie puts it, “There is something magical about the sky at night and sharing that experience with those closest to you….I like that feeling and wanted to bottle that sensation of sharing stories under the stars.”

This once-in-a-blue-moon spirit is the second limited-edition release from Ms. Gracie’s Cabinet of Curiosities at the Hendrick’s Gin Palace. The Hendrick’s Lunar bottle resembles the distinctive Hendrick’s shape, reminiscent of Victorian apothecary jars, yet the hues mirror a deep blue night sky with surrounding celestial imagery.

In terms of the magic within the bottle, imbibers will discover an intriguing combination of warm, floral notes with a rich aroma of night-scented flowers in the background. “You can just about make out the refreshing burst of citrus,” says Ms. Gracie. “It’s not bright and in your face like the midday sun; it’s calm, chilled and subtle. It’s a feeling….and this gin wraps that sensation up in a glass.”

The stars have aligned, and Ms. Gracie’s Lunar expression will be released from the cabinet to be distilled, bottled and shared with the world. Hendrick’s Lunar Gin will be offered for a limited time in stores and bars internationally before making its way to the US this spring.

To learn more about this unique concoction, visit www.hendricksgin.com/lunar, and get your bottled delivered via Drizly!

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