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POETIC LICENSE DISTILLERY APPOINTS 2 NEW SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS Our 2nd Rarity for 2019 #10 Northern Dry Gin – Silver Medal ISC Strawberry & Cream Gin Now Available in ASDA Superstores Nationally Our First Rarity of 2019 #9 Picnic Gin has a new look! Rarity no.7…. Tutti Frutti Gin Being Wild Spirits: Our Mission Old Tom Gin – A history lesson (sort of)

POETIC LICENSE DISTILLERY APPOINTS 2 NEW SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS

We are excited to announce 2 new senior appointments; a new Head Distiller & Sales Manager to assist in our developments to expand our market growth and to diversify into other spirit offerings. Ben Murphy comes on-board as the new Head Distiller and Michelle McLean as the new Sales Manager. Ben Murphy was recently running […]

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Our 2nd Rarity for 2019 #10

Our second limited edition gin for 2019 and it’s the landmark tenth edition within our ‘Rarity’ Range. This full-strength juniper forward, pink gin with an ABV of 38.5% will be sure to take you on a taste sensation. Once again, when they’re gone, they’re gone! Raspberry & Buddha’s Hand gin has a berry aroma coupled […]

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Northern Dry Gin – Silver Medal ISC

Northern Dry Gin has been awarded a Silver Medal in the Gin Category at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019. Such an accolade from the ISC is regarded to be the most respected and sought after in the drinks industry, due to the stringent nature of the judging process. Poetic License – Northern Dry Gin […]

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Strawberry & Cream Gin Now Available in ASDA Superstores Nationally

Asda is the only major retailer to be stocking our Strawberry & Cream Gin nationally and by listing the product in selected stores, Yorkshire based Asda is aiming to lead the way in supporting local distilleries and brewers, as the demand for artisan spirits amongst consumers continues across the United Kingdom. The Strawberries and Cream […]

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Our First Rarity of 2019 #9

  It’s Here!! The latest limited edition, Pink Grapefruit and Tonka Bean, has been described as having a tart and tangy burst of flavour with a subtle sweet finish. Mark Hird, Managing Director of Poetic Licence Distillery said, “It’s safe to say pink grapefruit is an emerging trend in the gin industry and our distiller […]

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Picnic Gin has a new look!

We’re pleased to unveil our new look for our ever-popular Picnic Gin. We wanted to evolve the packaging of this gin to reflect the unique summer drinking occasion that it offers. The new, decorated bottle is bright with standout colours that reflect the strawberries and cream flavours. We reckon this fits the bill. For the […]

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Rarity no.7…. Tutti Frutti Gin

Our seventh rarity, an incredible mixed fruit concoction, is now available to buy. It has a vibrant nose of tropical fruit with more mellow stone and berry fruits in the background. Sweet pineapple arrives immediately on tasting, followed by a tang from juniper and mixed fruits intermingling; vibrant kiwi and peach followed by subtler cherries […]

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Being Wild Spirits: Our Mission

Our aim We aim to craft the best quality, big flavoured yet balanced spirits. By using traditional methods and be transparent about it, perhaps we can debunk some myths/assumptions in the process. For us, its about bringing the best quality and most flavourful libations possible to thrill-seeking drinkers. To be a Poetic License product, it […]

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Old Tom Gin – A history lesson (sort of)

The Story Depending on how much you know about gin you might just think gin is gin. But there are sub-categories of different styles. The gin most people know is London Dry Gin, and this is what style our Northern Dry Gin is. They are juniper-led, 37.5% or above, and all botanicals being distilled to […]

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POETIC LICENSE DISTILLERY APPOINTS 2 NEW SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS

We are excited to announce 2 new senior appointments; a new Head Distiller & Sales Manager to assist in our developments to expand our market growth and to diversify into other spirit offerings. Ben Murphy comes on-board as the new Head Distiller and Michelle McLean as the new Sales Manager. Ben Murphy was recently running […]

Jun 18

Our 2nd Rarity for 2019 #10

Our second limited edition gin for 2019 and it’s the landmark tenth edition within our ‘Rarity’ Range. This full-strength juniper forward, pink gin with an ABV of 38.5% will be sure to take you on a taste sensation. Once again, when they’re gone, they’re gone! Raspberry & Buddha’s Hand gin has a berry aroma coupled […]

May 23

Northern Dry Gin – Silver Medal ISC

Northern Dry Gin has been awarded a Silver Medal in the Gin Category at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019. Such an accolade from the ISC is regarded to be the most respected and sought after in the drinks industry, due to the stringent nature of the judging process. Poetic License – Northern Dry Gin […]

Apr 04

Strawberry & Cream Gin Now Available in ASDA Superstores Nationally

Asda is the only major retailer to be stocking our Strawberry & Cream Gin nationally and by listing the product in selected stores, Yorkshire based Asda is aiming to lead the way in supporting local distilleries and brewers, as the demand for artisan spirits amongst consumers continues across the United Kingdom. The Strawberries and Cream […]

Apr 02

Collaborative Gin with Las Iguanas | Tropical Gin

This new flavoured spirit will launch in April 2019.  It will be available throughout Las Iguanas. Due to the continuing enthusiasm for gin across the consumer market, Las Iguanas are investing in creating a tropical gin.  This will secure residency across all 54 of their restaurants.  The Gin delivers strong flavours on the palate.  You […]

Mar 27

Our First Rarity of 2019 #9

  It’s Here!! The latest limited edition, Pink Grapefruit and Tonka Bean, has been described as having a tart and tangy burst of flavour with a subtle sweet finish. Mark Hird, Managing Director of Poetic Licence Distillery said, “It’s safe to say pink grapefruit is an emerging trend in the gin industry and our distiller […]

Mar 20

Our final Rarity of 2018

And Rarity #8 is *drum roll*…. Agave Nectar Gin! The nose on the gin is sweet from the natural, unrefined sugars of the agave nectar with aromas of earthy black pepper and floral notes from hibiscus and rose. On tasting, the flavour is immediately sweet candied-ness which gives way to a vibrant, fresh lift from […]

Sep 11

Picnic Gin has a new look!

We’re pleased to unveil our new look for our ever-popular Picnic Gin. We wanted to evolve the packaging of this gin to reflect the unique summer drinking occasion that it offers. The new, decorated bottle is bright with standout colours that reflect the strawberries and cream flavours. We reckon this fits the bill. For the […]

Jul 02

Rarity no.7…. Tutti Frutti Gin

Our seventh rarity, an incredible mixed fruit concoction, is now available to buy. It has a vibrant nose of tropical fruit with more mellow stone and berry fruits in the background. Sweet pineapple arrives immediately on tasting, followed by a tang from juniper and mixed fruits intermingling; vibrant kiwi and peach followed by subtler cherries […]

May 25

Being Wild Spirits: Our Mission

Our aim We aim to craft the best quality, big flavoured yet balanced spirits. By using traditional methods and be transparent about it, perhaps we can debunk some myths/assumptions in the process. For us, its about bringing the best quality and most flavourful libations possible to thrill-seeking drinkers. To be a Poetic License product, it […]

May 17

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