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australian juniper: an enquiry

Posted by Amanda Reinoso on

It's no secret that craft gin has gone through a magnificent renaissance all over the world.   From a mere handful of distilleries active at the turn of the decade, the interest in gin has sparked...

botanical profile: bush apple

Posted by Amanda Reinoso on
We were really excited for the chance to play with the tropical fruit, Bush Apple. Locally known as Djarduk by the Maningrida community, located in the heart of Arnhem Land. It's from the same family as Lilly Pilly and Riberry - Syzygium. The Bush Apple tree is able to tolerate extreme fire and helps to attract bees.

a few outstanding cocktails with our macadamia gin.

Posted by Missy Husband on

With the recent cool change we've had in South Australia, our uniquely nutty and savoury style Limited Edition Macadamia gin has become a fast favourite for our team's Friday knock-off gin; the inclusion of roasted...

top 3 garnishes for our applewood core range gins

Posted by Amanda Reinoso on

Gin garnishes come in all shapes and sizes; fruit, spices, herbs and even flowers. There are so many possibilities and honestly, it can get a little overwhelming at times. So we've rounded up our favourite...

botanical profile: lemon aspen

Posted by Amanda Reinoso on
Like many of the native botanicals that we highlight here at Applewood, Lemon Aspen, also known as Rainforest Lemon, have been used by Indigenous peoples for thousands of years for both medical and culinary uses. The pale green or yellow small fruit is high in calcium, potassium, iron and magnesium; they also contain higher levels of antioxidants than blueberries.