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Banana Bread Gin
The start of the year is always a time full of contradictions, from New Year’s resolutions to reminiscing about the recently departed festive season; from embracing the long winter nights to keenly anticipating the start of summer. If it’s home comforts you’re looking for to get you through the last of the winter evenings, then we’ve just the trick with our Banana Bread Gin. Our distillers have captured all that’s delicious about the much-loved baked treat and bottled it to create this triple banana, sweet gin.
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Our distillers have captured all that’s delicious about banana bread and bottled it to create this triple banana, sweet gin.
Some people start the new year with resolutions like dry January and early morning spinning classes, but our Distiller Ellie is most definitely more of a fan of Ginuary. Being an avid baker and a skilled distiller, this year she set her mind to reducing waste. Making use of leftover bananas in the Sipsmith kitchen, inspiration struck and her delicious Banana Bread Gin was born! Fresh and dried banana plus banana peel were rested overnight on our smallest still, Cygnet, before distilling on our London Dry Gin.
To simply enjoy this decadent home comfort, simply top 50ml gin with ginger ale and garnish with a fresh orange wedge.
The Nose: Just-peeled, ripe bananas with a light, sweet spice.
The Palate: A hint of sweet banana, rich vanilla and honey.
The Finish: A long, creamy mouthfeel of light cinnamon, candied banana and a touch caramel.
40ml Banana Bread Gin
10ml spiced rum
15ml demerara sugar syrup
3 dashes of Angostura bitters
Fill a mixing glass with ice and add all ingredients. Stir and strain into an ice filled rocks glass and garnish with a flambéed orange peel.
Banana Singapore Sling
35ml Banana Bread Gin
5ml Cherry Heering
100ml pineapple juice
10ml lime juice
Add all ingredients to an ice filled shaker and shake, shake, shake! Strain over ice in a tall glass and garnish with candied banana.