LONE STAG SPIRITS
It all began in 2014 when I was asked by the school PTA committee, “Lea, could you take a stall at the School Christmas Fayre?” To which I replied, “Really? Last year I made Christmas decks, and wreaths, and it was a bit of a flop!”… “Oh Go On!” was the plea, “It’s all for a good cause!”… “Well if I have to girls, I am going to make my homemade Gin and Vodka infusions!” “Great!” came the reply… I sold out that night… And that is how it all began!
I make the Lone Stag Spirits in my kitchen at home, I make them in the traditional method in tiny 5 and 8 litre batches, the zest is thinly cut by hand, my mother helps me with that. I use only the best British farm grown fruit. The fruits are soused in the finest quality gin and vodka, infused until just right, then we filter, and bottle by hand, my lovely friends in the village help me label the bottles, then we box them up nicely in handmade wooden boxes, and tie a bow, we have our cocktail recipe cards, with some cheeky cocktails for you to make. We girls have had such fun coming up with some funny names, because we feel, we should never take life too seriously.. Bottoms up!
Great Taste Awards – over 12500 entries
I had my ‘Gwyneth Paltrow winning an Oscar’ moment when I won my first British Great Taste Award in 2016, and, to much Joy for wining another for our old family recipe Raspberry Lone Stg Spirit in 2017. I couldn’t believe it… All thanks to the girls on the PTA!
LONE STAG RASPBERRY SPIRIT
Awarded a Great Taste Award by the Guild of fine food August 2017. A luscious cacophony Gin infused with best British raspberries and lime. Add half a shot to your favourite bubbles or try “Feeling Frisky” from our cocktail list: In a Champagne glass over ice half a shot of Spirit, a teaspoon of pomegranate seeds, topped up with chilled Belvoir rose & elderflower pressé,fragrant and insanely delicious! BUY NOW
LONE STAG ZESTY
Awarded a Great Taste Award by the Guild of Fine Food 2016 Vodka infused with mouth-watering citrusy mélange of clementine, lemon and lime, try “Keep it Surreal,” from our cocktail list a shot of Zesty over crushed ice top up with elderflower pressé and a sprig of fresh mint delicate and aromatic! BUY NOW
LONE STAG CHERRY
Gin infused with red Cherries lime & black pepper. Oodles of best red cherries, soused in gin with a touch of lime juice and zest, cracked black pepper adds a wonderfully warming edge, rich and extravagant. wonderful on its own over crushed ice, or as decedent accompaniment with your cheese board. BUY NOW
LONE STAG BLACK
Gin infused with organic Herefordshire farm grown blackcurrants & Colombian coffee roasted in the Black Mountains of Wales. Dark and decadent with intense rich flavours to give you a smokey caffeine hit.
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