The first Gin to be distilled in Glasgow, Makar, is a vibrant, juniper based, hand crafted gin that derives its name from the ancient Scots word for poet. The Heptagonal shape of the slender bottle meanwhile echoes the number of times the liquid is pot distilled in their copper pot still “Annie” and the number of carefully selected botanicals that complement the finest Juniper berries in this award winning gin. Juniper-led, backed up by citrus and spice, with angelica and rosemary standing out on the palate and finish.- Learn more about The Glasgow Distillery Co.
The producers of Makar and the Glasgow Distillery founders Liam Hughes, Mike Hayward and Ian McDougall believe there is a new age of distilling in Glasgow on the horizon. Their formula of the finest ingredients, world class distillers and equipment brings a huge variety of handcrafted spirits. Their special copper stills are christened
“Annie”, “Mhairi” and “Tara” after family members of the three founders