Volume: 70 cl
Alcohol: 43% ABV
Location: Hawick

William Kerr's Borders Gin is a Scottish gin which is distilled from barley grown within 20 miles of the distillery in the Scottish Borders.

The gin features botanicals including juniper, citrus peel, angelica root, coriander seeds, liquorice root, cassia bark and wetland myrtles which are steamed in the Carterhead Still to capture more of the aromas and complex flavours. This process combined with the barley base gives a gin with a distinctive depth and character.

Borders Gin takes it names from William Kerr who was born in Hawick in 1779 and developed a passion for plants. In 1804 he travelled to Asia where he gained a reputation as a plant hunter, sending 238 plant specimens back to Kew Gardens from his adventures.

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Tasting Notes

On the nose you'll get citrus and earthy notes. Smooth on the palate, juniper combines with citrus peels before a finish with a gentle spice and hints of liquorice.

The perfect serve

We recommend enjoying as a classic G&T with ice, a quality tonic and a slice of lemon or orange.

Meet the maker

Released in July 2018, William Kerr's is the first gin from The Borders Distillery. The Borders Distillery opened in March 2018 becoming the first Scotch whisky distillery in the Scottish Borders since 1837. The distillery is housed in the former Hawick Urban Electric Company which once generated all the power for the town of Hawick. The distillery currently produces gin, vodka and blended whisky while their casks are maturing.

Delivery Service

We use a combination of delivery services and the provider and service used will depend on your location, the size and weight of the products ordered, the value of the goods and the delivery service you select at checkout.

All deliveries in the UK will be dispatched using either Royal Mail or by a courier. Deliveries out with the UK will always be delivered using a courier.

We always recommend that you provide us with a delivery address where it is likely that someone will be available to receive and sign for the parcel. Where applicable, you will receive communication with a tracking number for your parcel

Delivery Times

We dispatch orders Monday to Friday and all orders received before 1pm are dispatched the same day. Order received after 1pm are dispatched the next working day.

The delivery time depends on your location and the delivery service selected at checkout. However, all deliveries in the UK will generally be made within 3 days of dispatch. Deliveries to European countries will be made within 5-7 working days of dispatch.