New book explores the art of craft gin making

Craft Gin Making book

Two founders of England’s Sky Wave Gin have joined forces to write a book demystifying the world of craft distilling.

Craft Gin Making is designed as a guide to entering the world of gin production – for beginners and experienced producers alike. It is authored by Rachel Hicks, founder and distiller at Sky Wave Gin, and fellow founder Andrew Parsons, who well versed in the craft of distilling.

It offers practical advice on how to get started in gin distilling and how to progress in the craft, including details on different production methods, step-by-step guides, and troubleshooting on a variety of gin production issues.

Other topics covered include: a history of gin and gin making; necessary tools, equipment and ingredients for different methods of production; information on filtration, bottling and sealing; and the legal practicalities of producing gin.

Craft Gin Making is published by The Crowood Press and is available through a number of sellers including WHSmith, Waterstones and Amazon, with a recommended price of £14.99.

Sky Wave Gin’s Contemporary London Dry Gin was named the World’s Best Contemporary Gin in the World Gin Awards 2020.

Sky Wave Gin World Gin Awards 2020
Sky Wave Gin was commended at the World Gin Awards 2020

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