THE BLUE HOUR

We’re inspired by the blue hour – the most poignant time of day - the period of twilight when the sun is so far below the horizon that the light's blue wavelengths dominate. It’s a time of magic and possibility, sitting between day and night, between dreams and reality. Everything we do is magical, natural, ethical and sustainable.

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THE BLUE HOUR GIN

"You'd learn more about the world by lying on the couch and drinking gin than by watching the news." Garrison Keillor

The Blue Hour produces hand-made, small batch artisan gin taking wild fruit and transforming it into something exquisite and unique.
Bullaces are a very old fruit with a flavour quite distinct from that of damsons and sloes. We use a top quality 37.5% London Dry Gin as a base adding wild bullaces and sugar and then maturing it for a minimum of 3 months before bottling.  The result is a beautiful red gin with the flavours of almonds, cherries and plums.

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HOW TO ENJOY...

 

… ON ITS OWN

...just pour a generous measure, sit back and relax

“I’ve tried Buddhism, Scientology, Numerology, Transcendental Meditation, Qabbala, t’ai chi and Deepak Chopra but I find straight gin works best.” Phyllis Diller

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

 
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*****

“The gin is absolutely fabulous, fruity with subtle tones of almond, my perfect new tipple. I’ll need a biggish bottle for me and several more as presents”

Mrs D,  Buckinghamshire

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*****
We love gin and we love this gin in particular as it is so unusual and delicious. Lovely with tonic on a warm afternoon, and great on its own on a winter's evening"

The Gin Drinkers of Reading

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*****

"This gin is wonderful and I am so pleased it is now available commercially - it will be my "go to" present for family and friends this Christmas (and for myself of course)."

Viking 1965

 

WHAT WE SELL

350ml  bottle £20
50ml miniature £5

Cocktail

WHERE TO BUY

Oxford Cheese Company, The Covered Market, Oxford 0X1 3DU

Direct from The Blue Hour using the contact details below 

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OTHER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Other products and services to follow in 2021.
Magical, natural, ethical, sustainable.

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CONTACT US

01865 849527

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