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Products, Special Buys|26 Jul 2022

ALDI Australia’s ‘Gin Festival’ is here – with a NEW chilli gin and 6 other unique flavoured gins on offer

ALDI Australia
By ALDI Australia

Time to raise your glass and let the good times beGIN

What better way to level up a classic gin and tonic than with ALDI’s ‘Gin Festival’ Special Buys range coming to stores from Wednesday, July 27.

The festival of fun, refreshing and unique gins are set to GIN-uinely get shoppers FIRED up, with a NEW McQueen Smokey Chilli Gin hitting the shelves. It also joins returning favourite, Haysmith’s Elements Fire Gin.

All seven delicious craft gins as part of this range are exclusive to ALDI Australia, with innovative flavours that will excite and transform the palate, including Haysmith’s Elements Fire Gin, featuring the perfume of pink and szechuan peppercorns, Haysmith’s Elements Air Gin citing dulse seaweed and sea buckthorn, Haysmith’s Element Earth Gin using Darjeeling tea flavours with citrus fruits, and the NEW Eden Mill Scottish Dry Gin featuring notes of fresh, zesty lemon and lime.

The gins on offer will provide something smooth for all taste buds, from subtle savoury, fruity notes, and everything in between. They are a perfect gift for gin lovers or for serving in a glass of chunky ice and fruit garnish, with just the right bittersweet flavour to keep you reGINerated after a long day.

Paul Handley, Spirits and Beer Buying Director for ALDI Australia said, “Gin and tonics are a classic cocktail that we know Aussies love. These new flavours bring a real variety and a twist on the classic drink, and we are excited to bring this range of craft gin from around the world to our customers at great prices. By offering this exclusive gin range through our limited time only ‘Gin Festival’ Special Buys, we will be able to provide even more new and exciting products for our shoppers to enjoy, as well as bringing back customer favourites.”

The NEW McQueen Smokey Chilli Gin has been handcrafted in Scotland’s Trossachs Distillery. Made using chipotle and smoked chilli, along with lime and Bulgarian juniper. Its subtle spice and savoury smoke are balanced with notes of coriander, juniper, and the sweetness of citrus.

These complex flavors are just right if you want to put a cool spin on the classic gin and tonic. Take a look at the perfect serve recipe below:

THE “PERFECT SERVE”

  • 50ml McQueen Smokey Chilli Gin
  • 100ml Burrandy Ginger Beer
  • Slice of Green or Red Chilli
  • Grapefruit and/or Lime
  • Big Ice

Gin Festival Range in stores Wednesday, July 27

NEW: McQueen Smokey Chilli Gin 700ml, $44.99

This craft gin from Scotland is made using chipotle and smoked chilli, along with lime and Bulgarian juniper. Subtle spice and savoury smoke is balanced with notes of coriander, juniper and the sweetness of citrus. For something different, enjoy with ginger ale.

NEW: Eden Mill Scottish Dry Gin 700ml, $42.99

Aromatic juniper and earthy angelica root perfectly balances with the fresh, zesty lemon and lime. Best served with a premium tonic and garnished with a slice of pink grapefruit or orange.

Haysmith’s Elements Air Gin 500ml, $34.99

Dulse seaweed and sea buckthorn flavours give this gin a refreshing, almost savoury flavour. Enjoy with premium tonic and a twist of pink grapefruit peel.

Haysmith’s Element Earth Gin 500ml, $34.99

A delightful mix of darjeeling tea flavours with citrus fruits gives this gin a fresh, delicate flavour. Best served in a tall glass with premium tonic and a twist of lemon peel.

Haysmith’s Elements Fire Gin 500ml, $34.99

The warmth of chilli with the perfume of pink and szechuan peppercorns, gives this gin a distinct flavour. Best served in a tall glass with premium tonic and a few pink peppercorns to garnish.

Copeland Raspberry & Mint Gin, $44.99

Premium gin botanicals with infusions of locally sourced fruit from the fields of County Down in Northern Ireland. Perfect for a gin & tonic or enjoy over ice with lemonade.

Copeland Rhuberry Gin, $44.99

Fresh rhubarb and blackberry is distilled with fruit and premium botanicals.  The perfect gin for those who look for a hint of sweetness in their gin. Enjoy as a gin & tonic or simply add a dash to a glass of prosecco for a delicious “Ginsecco”.