GIN & POITÍN MENU

GIN & POITÍN MENU


In recent years the traditional gin and tonic has been reinvented with superb new artisan gins emerging throughout Ireland and the UK. At the Rostrevor Inn we are doubly lucky in having two of Ireland’s finest gin (and poitin) distilleries on our doorstep, Mourne Dew from Warrenpoint and Killowen, Ireland’s smallest distillery. We also stock other superb gins from Scotland, England and even Italy!

MIX IT UP! To enhance the flavours of these wonderful gins we recommend the natural mixers – tonic water, ginger ale, elderflower and more – produced by Fever-Tree and Goldberg & Sons.

  • GINS


    • Kilbroney Premium Irish Gin

      £3.90
      A fresh, uplifting citrus that’s followed by elegant, rounded floral tones. Delicate juniper notes, beautifully complemented by hints of both spice and citrus. Long and complex; a fusion of sweet florals and light herbal flavours. Mourne Dew, Warrenpoint

    • Rostrevor Ruby Irish Gin

      £4.10
      A burst of unmistakable strawberry and fresh floral aromas. A fusion of sweet raspberries and strawberries with a hint of mint. A fruity and floral wave followed by a warm spicy tapered finish. Mourne Dew, Warrenpoint

    • Killowen Gin

      £4.50
      Killowen Distillery place seasonal botanicals to the fore, many of which are handpicked from the immediate locality. The result is a unique, top class gin celebrating its maritime and highland environment within the Mourne Mountains. Killowen Distillery

    • Jawbox

      £4.40
      Drink of the Year 2016, Jawbox Classic Dry Gin is made in Echinville Distillery, Co Down. With 11 botanicals, including Black Mountain heather, it’s so flavoursome you can even drink it neat!

    • Hendricks

      £3.90
      No other gin tastes quite like it because no other gin is made like it. A meticulous and vigorous still yields a spirit of rare and robust character.

    • Tanqueray

      £4.10
      Made in Scotland, it’s the most popular gin import in the US. The recipe is a secret, although it’s known to contain juniper, coriander, angelica root and liquorice.

    • Bombay Sapphire

      £3.40
      With 12 botanicals suspended above the spirit in perforated copper baskets during distillation, Bombay Sapphire is based on one of the earliest recorded recipes for a premium quality London dry gin.

    • Gordon’s London Dry Gin

      £2.80
      The world’s most popular gin was first enjoyed over 250 years ago and has won prizes all over the world. A gin you can mix with anything!

    • Gordon’s London Pink Gin

      £3.00
      The refreshing taste of Gordon’s balanced with the sweetness of raspberry and strawberry with a tang of redcurrant.

    • Warner Edwards Rhubarb Gin

      £4.00
      Made using a crop of rhubarb originally grown in the kitchen garden of Buckingham Palace during the reign of Queen Victoria. An alluring pink gin that is voluptuous on the palate with a sweet and tangy rhubarb explosion.

    • Malfy Con Arancia, Sicilian Blood Orange

      £4.20
      This wonderfully unique gin made with Sicilian blood oranges provides an intense and refreshing sweetness, beautifully balanced by vanilla and tart grapefruit.


  • Poitíns


    • Pooka No 1. Blend Irish Poitín

      £4.50
      A combination of wheat and malted barley spirit, it has the unpleasant elements normally associated with poitíns removed through distillation and is then stored in wood for 10 weeks before blending and bottling. A true taste of traditional Ireland. Mourne Dew, Warrenpoint.

    • Pooka Hazelnut Poitín Liqueur

      £4.50
      Infused and distilled with roast hazelnuts to give a strong nutty flavour. Mourne Dew, Warrenpoint.

    • Killowen Poitín

      £4.50
      A highly regarded recipe from a local Mourne family that has been used for generations is now reborn in this generation as a legal spirit. With a unique ratio of wheat, barley and oats to create a mash bill fitting of the word Poitín. This small batch produce includes mixes of malted and unmalted grain, the malted being smoked on site by local Mourne turf fires in a hand-made kiln. Killowen Distillery

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