World Gin Awards
The tiniest distillery in Hamburg makes the most effective gin on the planet

The ideal gin on the planet is distilled in a small distillery on the borders of Hamburg.

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Tanqueray and also Bombay can take it – the most effective gin on the planet does not originate from a large brand name. A Hamburg outsider revealed every person just how the gin of the future preferences.

Great innovations commonly transpire on a tiny range. The tale of Apple started in a garage which of the globe’s ideal gin started in a kitchen area. It’s been 4 years given that Yuka Suzuki and also Hauke ​​Günther stood there with the last residues of turmeric extract from their Zanzibar journey in their hands – and also they tried out. This led to the very first homemade one gin of the pair – it should not remain with among them. Now they have actually shown up in the Olympus of leading gins, their “Hamburg-Zanzibar Tumeric No. 1” can reprimand themselves as the most effective gin on the planet.

After the very first trick in the kitchen area in your home, the yoga exercise instructor and also the biologist obtained a preference for it. They started the start-up Hamburg-Zanzibar, a tiny still. For 2 years they accumulated their organization gradually on a part-time basis, and also in 2015 Suzuki went freelance.

Spirits that taste like wanderlust

“We have fulfilled a dream with our tiny still on the outskirts,” she states. There they boil down apparent gins and also various other specialized spirits and also utilize unique active ingredients such as turmeric and also pink pepper. The resource of ideas is and also continues to be the seasoning island of Zanzibar: wild and also harsh, pleasant and also warm. These impacts are not doing not have in the currently acclaimed gin: “Noble and wild with a hint of turmeric”.

Out of joke, at the end of 2020 they sent 2 containers of the Tumeric gin to the “World Gin Awards”, which has actually existed by the professional publication “The Drinks Report” given that 2014. “Never,” states Suzuki, “would we have expected our chances in the world’s largest spirits competition”. But you believed incorrect, the jurors were passionate regarding the outsider. They not just recognized the little startup’s gin in the “World’s Best Flavored” group, they likewise picked it as the most effective of the most effective. On top of that, there was silver in the “Signature Botanical” group. One point is specific: the most effective gin on the planet is made in Hamburg’s tiniest distillery.