Gin lovers rejoice, you can now forget about rubbish cracker prizes and look forward to some delicious gin this Christmas.

On sale from the distillery website now, the Rock Rose gin crackers – priced at £5 each – contain a miniature of the original Rock Rose gin – making them an ideal gin for a gin connoisseur or for something different at Christmas dinner.

As well as creating one of the fastest selling craft gins in the UK – Rock Rose, the Dunnet Bay distillery also produces a vodka, Holy Grass Vodka.

Rock Rose Gin is named after one of their rare botanicals the “Rhodiola rosea” which is very difficult to find but grows on the cliffs of Caithness.

The distillery recently became the first to offer their gin in a sustainable pouch that can be returned by free post for recycling when empty.

The green innovation, the first of its kind in the UK, has been developed by Dunnet Bay Distillers in partnership with global innovation and transformation consultancy PA Consulting.

Rock Rose is also available in a range of seasonal flavours, including a winter edition and a sherry cask edition.

If you’d like to visit the distillery, tours are available from March until November, where husband-and-wife team Martin and Claire Murray welcome guests to the distillery, including an introduction to Elizabeth, their copper still.

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Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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