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Barry's Tea have made their own gin, and we're extremely intrigued

It’s relevant to all of our interests!

YOU LIKE TEA. You like gin. Would you like them together? Because we can organise that for you.

barrystea Source: Blackwater Distillery/Barry's Tea

Barry’s Tea have teamed up with Blackwater Distillery in Co Waterford to make their very own… tea gin.

Along with oranges, lemons, juniper berries and all that jazz, the ginmakers introduced some tea to the mix, and ended up with this:

TH__9613 (1) (1) Source: Blackwater Distillery/Barry's Tea

But what could tea offer gin, you might ask? Well, according to the distillery, the tea adds some ‘nice, spicy notes’ that would otherwise not be present. Ooh.

As for drinks inspiration – you could use it to make one of the tea-based cocktails Barry’s whipped up for the Taste of Dublin festival earlier this year.

berry fizz Source: Barry's Tea

The limited-edition gin is €35, and will be available in shops nationwide this month. Tell the gin and tea lovers in your life, quick.

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