A Perfectly Pink Distillation

Reefton Distilling Co. has added a sophisticated, layered pink gin to their Little Biddy Gin range.

Nestled deep in the untamed wilderness of New Zealand’s West Coast, Reefton appears as a remote, intriguing town on the surface, but what lies beneath, is a town that has played a significant part in New Zealand’s development as a nation. Officially established in 1870, just a few years after the discovery of gold bearing quartz reefs in the area, Reefton’s history is defined by moments of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Reefton Distilling Co. are already adding their name to that rich history, they see Reefton as the perfect place to make untamed spirits.

International Acclaim

A modern distillery in an age-old town, Reefton Distilling Co. are at the forefront of spirit production in New Zealand.

With the doors to their West Coast distillery open for just under two years, this entrepreneurial team have already achieved international and national acclaim with sixteen awards for their range of small batch distilled premium spirits.

Their much-lauded range of Little Biddy Gins have achieved Gold, Silver and Bronze, the latest being a gold medal from the 2020 SIP Awards, the only internationally recognised consumer judging spirits competition.

Native New Zealand Botanicals

Reefton Distilling Co.’s Little Biddy Gin range was created in honour of Reefton legend Bridget ‘Biddy’ Goodwin, a pipe-smoking, gin-toting, 4-foot-tall gold prospector. Their search for native botanicals takes the distillery team deep into the same West Coast rainforest where Biddy once fossicked for gold, to craft a uniquely New Zealand gin with a pioneer’s attitude.

Distilled from fresh native botanicals Little Biddy Gin captures the taste of the West Coast rainforest.

A Perfect Distillation

With four Little Biddy Gins already in the market Reefton Distilling Co.’s Head Distiller Nick Secker is especially proud of their latest offering, Little Biddy Gin – Pink.

Made with handpicked, spray-free tayberries and blueberries from local growers McLennan Brothers Berries, this vibrant and refreshing pink gin is subtly sweet and floral, yet complex with a hidden palate of warm West Coast rainforest resin that characterises the Little Biddy Gin range.

Little Biddy Gin – Pink includes fourteen botanicals; Local West Coast Tayberries, Blueberries, Lavender, Kanuka, Tarata and Rosemary are joined by traditional gin botanicals Angelica, Cardamom, Cassia, Coriander, Juniper, Liquorice, NZ Navel Oranges and Orris Root.

The result is a sophisticated, layered and rather grown up pink gin. Perfect served with quality tonic or soda water, with fresh/frozen raspberries or tayberries and a lemon slice. Add a berry puree for next level decadence.

Designed for long refreshing serves in the cheery days of the warm spring and summer months.

Reefton Distilling Co. small batch distilled premium spirits including Little Biddy Gin, Wild Rain Vodka and Reefton Distilling Co. seasonal fruit Liqueurs are available via their distributor Beverage Brothers.