We are delighted to announce our amazing new collaboration, our Coffee Rum Liqueur. Sacred Grounds Coffee Company, Angus’ first coffee roastery, have long been on our wish list for collaborating. “Kathryn, one of the directors at Sacred Grounds, and I are good friends and we have often talked about working on a project together” explains Fiona. “Throughout lockdown, we were mooting ideas around a coffee gin but then our attentions moved towards our rum, as we saw interest in our award-winning rum grow at the start of 2021. We then set about working on a coffee rum liqueur” To help get this ambitious project off the ground, they enlisted the help of local distiller, Lewis Scothern of Distillutions Ltd, who perfected the art of making cold brew coffee, which could then be blended with Redcastle Spiced Rum. “We like to keep things local so being able to work collaboratively with 2 fellow Angus businesses is great. We needed to be patient though, it was important to find just the right coffee origin to blend with our rum, that was the hardest part!” Following months of trials, the finished product is now ready to launch. “We relied heavily on the expertise of the guys at Sacred Grounds and took their advice regarding which coffees would pair well with our Spiced Rum. We eventually found the perfect match – a single estate El Salvador coffee. It’s perfect” says Walsh. “We have loved collaborating with the Redcastle team on this exciting launch, it’s great to be working with 2 fellow Arbroath businesses to bring this to life” said Kathryn Baker of Sacred Grounds.
Our Christmas elves have been very busy recently and have been working hard to design some great new Christmas gift ideas and get our HQ all set up for Christmas.You will be able to find a selection of great Christmas gift ideas on our online shop, or if you are local, we would love to see you at our retail shop, Unit 18 Matthew Kerr Place, Arbroath DD11 3AX. Keep an eye on Facebook for our updated seasonal opening hours.
Also Keep an eye out for some exciting new Products that will be launching in the next few weeks.
Toll House Spirits were delighted to introducing the latest addition to our family - Blueberry Old Tom Gin. This is a true celebration and appreciation of all the wonderful produce we have here on our doorstep in Angus and to recognise the Scottish blueberry season, which is now underway.The blueberries used in the distillation were grown at East Seaton Farm, less than 3 miles from our brand home in Arbroath. An old tom gin is a little sweeter and we like to enjoy it with lemonade or tonic. Delicious with a garnish of fresh blueberries and a slice of lemon.
Toll House Spirits were delighted to be able to present a cheque for £700 to Broughty Ferry RNLI. We are very proud to support our local lifeboat. They do a tremendous job, in challenging times. £1 from every bottle sold goes to their fundraising appeal.
We promised you some exciting new gins and the wait is over!
Introducing the next 2 fruit infused gins to join our line up:- Blood Orange & Rhubarb - Raspberry & Pomegranate
These are full strength, distilled gins and unlike the majority of fruity gins, they do not contain added sugar. The sweetness comes from the delicious fruit combinations. They join the popular Passion Fruit & Mango Gin which launched in the summer.
Our label artwork has been designed by local Angus born illustrator Molly McCammon & we love the vibrant colours against the crystal clear spirit.
Our new Passion Fruit & Mango 40% gin is now available in 5cl miniature and 20cl, alongside our original 70cl. Isn’t it a lovely little family collection? Angus distilled gin, infused with natural fruit flavours. The perfect summer G&T or try with Lilt for a totally tropical taste sensation. Unlike most of the fruit flavoured gins on the market, we don’t add any sugar, allowing the fruit to bring out the natural sweetness. For those of you with a sweeter tooth, our Passion Fruit & Mango gin liqueur is still a stalwart of our growing range
After a few very frustrating months, we are delighted to announce that the team at Redcastle are back!
We would like to apologise to all our valued customers who missed us over Christmas, but we are back under a new management team (check our information page for more details).
What better way to move forward than to announce that we have made the coveted Top 10 for the 3rd consecutive year in the The Scottish Gin Society’s consumer poll.
Huge thanks to everyone who voted for us and have continued to support us through the last few weeks of uncertainty.
We are working hard to get our stock levels back up and will hopefully be back on a shelf near you soon!
After a very busy couple of months, team Redcastle are absolutely delighted to pick up the Silver Medal for our Passion Fruit & Mango Gin Liqueur at the Scottish Gin Awards.
It was also a great night for our distilling partner & friends at Distillutions LTD.
We had lots of fun with our Angus & Arbroath gin friends on the night celebrating some great achievements and some amazing gin.
Everyone at Redcastle HQ is absolutely thrilled with the news that our amazing Spiced Rum has been awarded 2 stars as part of the Great Taste awards 2019.
It is a blend of our own Angus distilled rum with 3 year old cask aged Jamaican rum, which results in a heavenly and indulgent spiced rum, with notes of vanilla and citrus.
We may be biased but we think it is amazing and we are sure if you are a rum fan you will love it too!
The nominees have been announced for the Scottish Gin Awards 2019 and we are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the following awards:
We at Redcastle are really pleased to see some of our fellow Angus based producers nominated too, great to have our region so well represented.
Fiona Walsh, co-director, commented that "being shortlisted for such prestigious awards is a great bonus for Redcastle and is testament to all the hard work done by team Redcastle. However, we need to give a big thank you to all those customers who enjoy our products and help us to be who we are!"
We cant wait for the awards!
Redcastle are delighted to announce the launch of our exciting new product!
Our ready to drink Gin & Tonic, is a perfect serve of our award winning gin, mixed with our own specially selected tonic water with a hint of lime.
Each bottle is 200ml & 5% abv.
It will start to roll out across our customers from next week, and will be available at our markets as usual from this weekend.
It will also be available in our online shop from later this week
We are absolutely over the moon at Redcastle HQ!
The results of the 2019 Scottish Gin Society online survey of Scottish Gin lovers has revealed that Redcastle Gin has come in 3rd Place!
Having been delighted with 7th place last year, we are absolutely bowled over with this years result.
Fiona Walsh, Director stated "We are absolutely astounded by this result, it really underlines that we are on the right path and gives us increased momentum with all our exciting plans for the year ahead. It is amazing to be in a top 3 along side such illustrious company as Isle of Harris and Kintyre gin, and it is great to see so many newer brands in the top 20. We want to recognize and thank our wonderful customers who have supported us on our journey so far and we look forward to sharing more exciting times ahead with them!"
After its successful debut in 2018, we are delighted to announce that our beautiful engraved Redcastle Raspberry & Pomegranate gin liqueur heart bottles are back!
Each bottle is 20cl and is hand dipped in black wax and will retail at £20.
As well as being available from our regular farmers market stalls and selected retail partners in the run up to Valentines day, we will also have a pop up stall in the Overgate from the 7th February.
If that was not enough, we will have the hearts available to pre-order from our online shop from... today! (bottles will be posted from the 28th January)
This Saturday, the folks at Redcastle HQ will be putting their glad rags on and hitting the town to celebrate The Courier business awards 2018.
Redcastle Spirits has been nominated in the "Young Business of the year" alongside, Bella and Duke, Pirate Boats & The Butcher The Baker.
Good luck to all those nominated.
At Redcastle HQ, we are busy finalising the next 2 additions to our range. We will bring you more news of these exciting developments over the coming weeks!
Redcastle Spirits were delighted to learn that our wonderful gin has been voted in the top 10 favourite Scottish gins, in a poll carried out by the Scottish Gin Society
Redcastle Gin came in 7th on the extensive list of all Scottish Gins, and we were delighted to share the top 10 with a number of household names, as well as other craft distillers.
Fiona Walsh, Co-founder and director of Redcastle Spirits said "We are delighted to have such a loyal following, and proud to be listed alongside some fabulous examples of Scottish craft gin."
Redcastle Spirits are delighted to announce that our range of Gin and Liqueurs are now available in miniature!
Available now for just £5 each at all Farmers Markets (Angus Farmers Markets, Perth Farmers' Market, Dundee Farmers Market) and available soon from our retail partners.
We will soon be announcing an exciting new addition to our Liqueur range (you may be able to get a sneak preview at the next farmers market)
We are delighted to announce that Redcastle Gin has received its first (of many) awards, having been given a Bronze medal in the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2018.
Redcastle Spirits are delighted to announce that our Raspberry & Pomegranate Gin Liqueur has been shortlisted in the Scottish Gin Awards!
We are alongside a very impressive line up: Edinburgh Gin, Eden Mill, Boe Gin and El-Gin! Congratulations to everyone & here’s to a fab night, celebrating this amazing and thriving industry, in September!