Nordic by Heart
No sea is like Skagerrak. Its powerful, Nordic nature is unique. It can be wild and fierce. And it can be quiet and calm. Here we connect with ourselves, with the sky and with the sea. Nature and flora are the heart and soul of Skagerrak, here all senses are exploding with exciting spices and beautiful colours. The raw, salty wind also carries the sweetness of the flowers and berries. Here we feel alive. Here, life tastes good.
Skagerrak is our compass in everyday life, and it is our anchor in a wild world. It is Nordic by heart, and it has inspired us to create this supreme gin.
With a strong crew on board we headed out in search of a new and unique nordic dry gin
We wanted to create a dry gin with Nordic ingredients, so we had the idea of bringing together six of the most skilled professional bartenders from the Nordic countries. The bartenders were invited on board for the whole journey, from the first brainstorms to the final result. And it has to be said right away it was a difficult and demanding challenge. But after many meetings, tastings, new attempts and adaptations, all six bartenders found common ground in Skagerrak – the new Nordic dry gin.
The Skagerrak is surrounded by Denmark, Norway and Sweden. So, we invited two bartenders from each country to accompany us on our Skagerrak cruise. It was a strong, professional crew and the course was set: Together, we wanted to create a unique dry Nordic gin. Several months later we came ashore, proudly bearing a gin with a number of unique Nordic ingredients from the fantastic nature and flora around Skagerrak.
Our gin is eminently suitable for all kinds of classic gin cocktails like Dry Martini, Gin & Tonic etc.
Our gin is made with great care for our nature, and we work together with Nordic organizations to clean the seas that surround the Nordics.
Nordic G&T with sea salt and celery
Garnish is about two things: Either you emphasize something that is already in the gin, such as sea salt in a gin that contains distilled seaweed. Or complemented by, for example, having celery that goes along great with typical gin botanicals. Or both...Read more »
THE DESIGN OF THE BOTTLE IS INSPIRED BY NORDIC NATURE
Sea-blue bottle When you look out to the Skagerrak sea you will experience how its blue colour varies with the weather, the season and the wind. Sometimes it is dark and forbidding, and at other times it is bright and inviting. We chose the very dark blue colour for the bottle to reflect the character of the Nordic sky and Skagerrak. The three lighthouses The three dots on the front of the bottle symbolize the three Nordic lighthouses that surround Skagerrak: Hanstholm Lighthouse in Denmark, Lindesnes Lighthouse in Norway and Pater Noster Lighthouse in Sweden.
NORDIC FLOWERS AND BERRIES COMBINED WITH 100 YEARS OF DISTILLATION CRAFTMANSHIP
Skagerrak Gin is produced at Anora's distillery at Gjelleråsen, outside Oslo. The gin is double distilled to give it an extra light and fresh feel.
First, the juniper berries are distilled together with Norwegian potato spirit into a classic gin distillate.
The distillate is then redistilled together with the unique botanical mixture that turns Skagerrak Gin into a classic gin with a Norwegian twist, with, among other things, seaweed, sea buckthorn berries and elderflower.