Our Arcturus Gins are true Scottish creations.
Born in Torridon, the gins botanical makeup originates from the Land, Mountains and Sea in the surrounding area. Handcrafted and locally foraged we blend a range of botanicals together with pure Scottish Loch water to produce two equally delectable gins.
[ahrk-too r-uh s] – Noun, Astronomy
Origin : A first-magnitude star in the constellation of Boötes, the Arcturus Star is among the brightest stars that can be seen from Earth and is related to the stag. Stags are prominent figures in Torridon and are creatures of beauty. Legend states that when the Arcturus star is at its brightest, the stags and hinds will be at their most compatible.
Launched Oct 2017
Our first original gin was conceived from foraging local highland botanicals including our own 2 acre kitchen garden. Blended with pure Scottish loch water and distilled in small batches to produce a unique award winning gin.
An aromatic, crisp, clean gin with a dry finish.
- LAND: Scots Lovage
- MOUNTAINS: Foraged Bilberries & Rowanberries
- SEA: Kelp Seaweed
Arcturus Scots Pine Gin – [Pinus sylvestris] Launched Oct 2019
Blended with pure Scottish loch water and distilled in small batches to produce a unique aromatic gin.
Sweet and citrus finish from pine and lemon verbena with a subtle hint of rosemary to give a fresh herbal note.
- LAND: Lemon Verbena and Rosemary
- MOUNTAINS: Scots Pine and Douglas Fir
Arcturus Sloe-Gin Edition
Launched Dec 2021
Found in the hedgerows of Torridon, sloe berries are combined with our foraged local botanicals from the land, sea and mountains and carefully spiced and sweetened with muscovado sugar to produce a smooth and warming liqueur.