Great Scottish gins to buy as a Mother's Day gift

Stuck for ideas on what to get your mum for Mother's Day? Here are some great Scottish gins that will make the perfect present. 

Published 3rd Mar 2016
Updated 18 th Sep 2023

Eden Mill Love Gin, £30


Give your mother some love with Eden Mill's  renowned pink gin. A wonderfully flavoursome gin made using five core botanicals and eight further, exotic flavours (including red rose petals, marshmallow root, goji berries and whole hibiscus flowers), this wonderful drink is the perfect hit of berries and citrus flavour.

Edinburgh Gin gin liqueurs triple pack, £30


Not one. Not Two. But Three bottles of wonderfully sweet tasting and versatile Gin Liqueurs in this excellent gift pack from Edinburgh Gin.

Drink them as is over ice, mix them to create cocktails, or use them in baking. This set will be the gift that keeps on giving.

Caorunn gin, £26

Caorunn Gin,

Caorunn gin, created at Balmenach distillery in Speyside, uses small batches of pure grain spirit which are triple distilled for smoothness, the gin is created using the distillery’s unique Copper Berry Chamber, which was made in the 1920’s. It is infused with five Celtic botanicals (including Coul Blush Apple and Bog Myrtle), six traditional botanicals and Scottish spring water.

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And is a refreshing gin that is best suited for drinking in spring and summer, perfect then, as a Mother's Day gift.

Strathearn Heather Rose gin, £35


Heather Rose Gin with its combination of rose and heather has what Strathearn describe as a 'prosecco character'.

Light, fruity and deliciously fragrant with hints, this gin is as perfectly at home in a highball with tonic - in which he colour of the gin changes to a delicate pink - as it is in a chilled Champagne flute with no slice.

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Rock Rose Gin, £34


Not only does Rock Rose Gin look appealing in its porcelain decanter, but the Rock Rose - the botanical it's named after - is famed for its confirmed health benefits and was once sought after by the Vikings for its strength and vitality. Incorporating rowan berries and blaeberries, gives it a lovely sweetness and creaminess that will have your mother cooking your favourite meal in gratitude in no time.

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Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.
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