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Wicked Wolf Gin, Exmoor

If you like gin, you'll love the taste of Wicked Wolf, produced on the banks of the River Lyn, in the wilds of Exmoor National Park. Launched in 2015, it's a premium spirit carving quite a reputation for itself. See if you can spot it on the shelves of some of Devon's top bars, restaurants and hotels...and then make sure you order a double.

Ooh, what’s that howling? Is it the wind? Is it the mythical wolves* of Exmoor? Nope, it’s a party that I want to be at, because they’re all drinking Wicked Wolf Gin and the good times are rolling. Muddy readers can spot a premium product a mile off, especially when it comes in a bottle.  The award-winning Wicked Wolf is pleasing on the palette and on the shelf, too.  Pretty, isn’t it?    *There’s probably a legend, in a book, somewhere.

This Exmoor gin is the creation of husband and wife team Pat Patel and Julie Heap, who’ve expertly brought together a unique blend of 11 botanicals, to distill a gin for the most discerning drinkers.  Every bottle is blended, filtered, bottled and labelled by hand, the couple are that passionate – and, without getting too “Nigella Lawson” about it, the result is a drink that’s aromatic, distinctive and go-o-o-od.

Their top tip? Ice and lime with a sprig of thyme.  Go on, try it.

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The Old Chapel Brendon Ltd, Brendon, Devon, EX35 6PT
01598 741357

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