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Jawbox Spirits expands portfolio with two gin liqueurs

DBR Staff Writer Published 21 June 2018

Jawbox Spirits has launched which it claims is a drinks industry first pineapple & ginger gin liqueur.

The company has also launched its rhubarb & ginger gin liqueur.

The Irish gin-maker, located in Belfast, has produced the liqueurs, where the grain for the spirit is grown and harvested.

Both the liqueurs are claimed to have been balanced with a good combination of sweet and spice, married with a balance of the distillery’s small batch gin.

The drink is described to be refreshing thanks to the pineapple and ginger combination, where the taste of fiery ginger finishes with the intense flavour of pineapple.

The liqueur has been priced at £25 for 70cl and has an alcohol by volume (ABV) of 20%.

The second drink Rhubarb & Ginger combines the finest ginger spice is paired with the Victorian garden flavour of rhubarb and Jawbox Gin. 

Jawbox Small Batch Gin and Jawbox Gin Liqueurs founder and creator Gerry White said: "This is a very exciting time for the Jawbox Spirits Company as we release an industry first with the launch of our Pineapple & Ginger Gin Liqueur. Made using our award winning Jawbox Small Batch Gin which is already attracting rave reviews from around the globe. 

“The Pineapple & Ginger Liqueur will evoke thoughts of warm Caribbean evenings. Jawbox Pineapple & Ginger along with the release of our new Rhubarb & Ginger Liqueur can be used to amazing effect in many cocktails. They are refreshingly stunning when simply mixed with a premium Ginger Ale and are equally as good on the rocks."

The new liqueur Jawbox Pineapple & Ginger comes from the docks of Belfast, which was home to the exotic imports during industrial era, where goods were produced and traded all over the world. Pairing of the fresh fruity flavour of pineapple with the warming spice of Ginger is considered to be an inspirational combination, the company stated.

Jawbox Small Batch Gin is triple-distilled slowly in traditional copper pot stills and in small batches using a combination of 11 selected botanicals including local Belfast Black Mountain Heather.

Image: Jawbox’s Pineapple & Ginger Gin Liqueur. Photo: Courtesy of Jawbox Spirits Company Ltd.