We are happy to share that Lauren Mowery—award-winning writer, photographer, and blogger has selected the original Kimerud Gin as one of the 13 bottles of gin that are a must to try in her February 2018 article 13 Bottles of Gin to Collect From Around the World.
“5. Kimerud Gin
Where It’s From: Tranby, Norway
What Makes It Special: Kimerud, Norse for “hillside,” comes from a rural farm distillery in the knolls near Lier. Looking at photos, it appears exactly as one would imagine a tiny Norwegian distillery in the middle of, well, nowhere to be. But that bucolic smog-free landscape provides clean growing conditions for many of the 22 botanicals used in master distiller Ståle Johnsen’s gin. Some botanicals sprout right on the farm; others, like Rhodiola Rosea, require the scaling of cliffs in the arctic north to procure. Which, like a Norse hero, Ståle does himself. After distillation, only pure mountain water is added.” To read more of her article, click here.