Barr Hill lands in London
December 13, 2016
The Barr Hill line of honey gin and vodka lands in London! Barr Hill gin, Tom Cat Gin, and Barr Hill Vodka are showcased at the London Spirits show, a two-day event, held on December 9th and 10th at the Business Design Centre in Downtown London. Products such as gin, rum, vodka, whisky, liqueurs, and other spirits are represented from all over the world. It is an exciting to be in attendance at this major show in Great Britain- a first for the Barr Hill team. This event launching pad to start business with the Great Britain spirit markets.
The attendees at the show are from a variety of different spirits industries, marketing firms, The Gin Guild, and many Londoners just interested in trying new products. Our products were received extremely favorably, invoking such comments as “unique”, “delicious”, “best in show”, and “incredible”, to name a few. It was very clear that Barr Hill gin is able to stand on its own and distinguish itself next to the famous London dry gins. Tom Cat Gin, aged in American white oak barrels, is an instant crowd please because of its rich color and whiskey like flavors. It blurs the line between gin and bourbon. Many tasters were surprised when they tasted it and described it as “really good”, “easily sippable”, and “a perfect end of the day” drink. Barr Hill Vodka was a winner as well- the tasters felt it is a very unique product and incredibly flavorful. Raw Honey is our distinguishing ingredient in our premium vodka. The overall tasting response at the show is amazing.
After meeting with multiple importers and British distributors, the team is negotiating the best way to sell in Great Britain. This process will take place over the next few months as we sift through the different avenues for importing and selling. We leave our Barr Hill Gin and Tom Cat Gin with the distributor, Master of Malt, for them to sell our honey gins on-line.
The Barr Hill team is excited about the opportunities in Great Britain. This market loves gin, and our unique take on gin with honey added after distillation. We believe our products will be an excellent addition to the spirits world in Great Britain.