Summer Gin

New England summer, captured in a bottle. Crafted in handmade copper pot stills in Everett, Massachusetts, Summer Gin is a blend of wild Maine blueberries, fragrant botanicals, and juniper. The result is an earthy, soothing gin, best enjoyed on a relaxing summer day.

Summer Gin was inspired by the wild juniper and blueberries that line the coast of Acadia National Park in Maine. Co-Founders Jackson and Zack are from Mount Dessert Island, and this spirit captures the essence of summers they enjoyed growing up on the island.

How it’s made
Summer Gin is first crafted using a blend of Juniper, orris root, coriander, lemongrass, lavender, and eucalyptus. Sound familiar? These are most of the same botanicals found in our flagship Gin. The difference is that we dial back the amount of lavender and eucalyptus used, and creating a less floral result. We also add orris root to help bring out the blueberry notes. We then soak wild Maine blueberries into the gin for 10 days, remove the blueberries and proof the spirit. Voila, Summer Gin is here!

Support Local
The wild Maine blueberries used to make Summer Gin are sourced from Blue Sky Produce, who pick their blueberries from 8 different small growers around Maine. As Blue Sky quotes, “supporting small growers enables them to stay in business and to continue being good stewards of their land.”

Why is there sediment in my bottle?
We do not chill-filter any of our spirits. This means they have the full flavor and mouthfeel of their class. As a result, Summer Gin will occasionally exude a cloudy or hazy appearance, or sediment may be visible. Have no fear, this is completely natural.

Where to find it
Purchase bottles through our online shop or look for it at one of the many liquor stores we partner with throughout Massachusetts. Orders placed through our online shop can be picked up anytime within regular business hours. Unfortunately we’re unable to ship spirits at this time.

2021 Release Date: May 27, 2021

Cocktail Recipes
Let’s Drink!

Raspberry Lime Rickey
• 2oz Short Path Distillery Summer Gin
• 3/4oz Lime
• 1oz Raspberry Syrup
• Fever Tree Club Soda Topper

Add Summer Gin, lime, and raspberry syrup into a shaker filled with ice and shake. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice and top with club soda. Stir to incorporate ingredients and garnish with skewered raspberries.

Summer G&T
• 2oz Short Path Distillery Summer Gin
• 4 Thyme Sprigs
• Fever Tree Tonic Water or Aromatic Tonic Water Topper

Add Summer Gin into a Collins glass and lightly muddle thyme sprigs into the spirit. Add ice, top with tonic water and stir to incorporate ingredients. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Summer Negroni
• 1oz Short Path Distillery Summer Gin
• 1oz Campari or Short Path Distillery Summer Amaro
• 1oz Sweet Vermouth

Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a rocks glass filled with one large ice cube. Express an orange peel over the drink, then drop it into the glass.

Availability: Summer Seasonal
Volume: 200 and 750ml
ABV: 43%
Proof: 86
Bird: Black-capped Chickadee

 

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