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    Authentic Gin
    Established June 2010

    THE WEST WINDS GIN

    Distilled with the purest of water in Margaret River Western Australia

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    One of Life's Luxuries
    Established June 2010

    Handcrafted

    'Fine handcrafted gin, tailored for the discerning palate'

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    Be Inspired
    Established June 2010

    Damn Fine

    Gin, From Australia, Finally

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THE SABRE

The Sabre is our doff of the cap to the gin houses of old. Unashamedly classic, it is our Australian expression of a traditional gin, incorporating a strong undercurrent of citrus weaving through twelve spices and botanicals including juniper, lemon myrtle, lime peel and wattle seed.

Perfect in your favourite cocktails, like:

THE CUTLASS

Australia's most awarded gin, The Cutlass is a beautifully aromatic gin with a unique Australian character. The Cutlass combines traditional juniper alongside some uniquely Australian elements, including cinnamon myrtle, lemon myrtle and Australian bush tomato.

At 50% alcohol by volume the Cutlass also comes into its own in:

THE BROADSIDE NAVY STRENGTH

The Broadside Navy Strength, at 58% ABV, joins The Sabre and The Cutlass as a staple of our distillery. As for drinks ideas, we say keep it simple...sip it straight up on a cold winters evening, appreciate its “full-on” flavour in a dry Martini with a grapefruit twist or treat yourself to an explosive G&T with a slice of lemon.

THE CAPTAIN'S CUT

Launched on World Gin Day in 2015, the Captain's Cut, at 63% ABV is not to be trifled with. The land's strongest gin stands up in a Dirty Martini, a crew favourite called The Last Word or a G&T with a slice of pink grapefruit and crushed fennel seeds or lemon peel with cracked pepper finish.

THE MAIDENII VOYAGE

Our Barrel Expedition is not just about working with barrels that have previously aged other amazing liquids, it’s also about working with friends and indulging our fancies. Our first voyage is with Maidenii, an outstanding Australian Vermouth made with Wormwood, Strawberry Gum, River Mint and Wattle Seed. Maidenii Sweet Vermouth barrels truly enhance our first batch of Barrel Expedition gin. Excellent in a Negroni or drink it straight up.

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The Art

Vision

  • World-class artisinal gins
  • Uniquely Australian
  • Daring to be different
  • Never standing still

Ingredients

  • Australian botanicals
  • Margaret River rainwater
  • Fresh ingredients
  • Quality & consistency

Distillation

  • The still
  • The process
  • Small batch
  • The best flavours
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  • “The Best Gin You Can Buy”

    “The West Winds Cutlass Gin is a rare Australian gem that’s made with water from the Margaret River in Australia, lemon myrtle, bush tomato, and wattle seed.”

    Business Insider, August 2014
  • The West Winds Gin guys so capably changed my mind with their impressive spirit.

    ”Considering that I once believed gin to be a spirit I would avoid for the rest of my drinking days, I’m glad The West Winds Gin guys so capably changed my mind with their impressive spirit. Gin and I may have met as enemies, but we tango regularly these days.” 

    Australian Penthouse February 2012
  • “The extra alcoholic strength, and the inclusion of the dark, dense flavours of bush tomato as one of the botanicals, makes this an intensely powerful, distinctive gin

    It makes a fabulously hearty G&T – ‘It’ll fix you of malaria, or whatever else ails you’ said Luke – and a rich, meaty martini that’s crying out for a large glass, a green olive and a sympathetic ear.”

    Luke Ashton in the Gourmet Traveller’s August 2014 edition
  • “In recent years, Australia has also experienced its own growth in artisanal distilleries.

    The West Winds distillery is leading the pack, and is creating gins with uniquely Australian tasting profiles.” AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 GINS – AUSTRALIA

    Sipsmith website 2014.
  • ”There’s fab exotic – Vietnamese mint-like – stuff lurking among the fragrant, cutting juniper, and fresh-cut lemon rind coriander wafts."

    There’s both fresh and candied citrus. Has pure power and slipperiness in the mouth and excellent length to back up the intense botanicals. There are wafts of gentle thyme and moscato-like florals. Cedarwoody too. Great mixed almost any way. 96/100, *10/10, $75.s”

    Tim White, The Australian Financial Review
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The Duyfken is the first known European ship to visit Australia -- 164 years before the arrival of Captain James Cook. Nearly 400 years later this working full-scale replica was built in Western Australia.

 

 

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