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Duck and Crutch
Kensington Dry Gin

Sophisticated ducking
gin, for sophisticated
ducking people.

Buy directly from our distillery here.

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We, as a girlfriend / boyfriend team, have hand-grafted a spirit of exceptional quality from our, 6ft x 4ft, shed in Kensington, London.

By ‘hand-grafted’, we mean there is absolutely no automation in the entire production process (not even a plumbed water supply). The result is a juniper-led warm and smooth gin, with hints of spice and a Darjeeling tea finish.

Co-founder, Hollie, drew everything on the bottle label completely by hand - the look and feel is of predominantly Kensington formality, with a couple of little hidden secrets in there...

KENSINGTON
DRY GIN

Distinctively balanced - A smooth juniper-led gin with a gently spiced warmth on the palate, and a Darjeeling tea finish.

It is distilled by self-taught distiller, George, in a damn fine shed in Kensington.

Darjeeling tea
Bourbon vanilla pod
Nutmeg and cardamom
Orange and lemon peel
Fresh thyme.

£50.00
45% ABV 70cl

BIT ON
THE SIDE

Hand-filled tea bags with a blend of botanicals to intensify and slightly alter the character of a Duck and Crutch with tonic.

Use as an alternative to a traditional garnish.

Vanilla infused orange peel
Juniper berry
Dried thyme
Coriander seed

£20.00
BOX OF 27

KEN. OVERPROOF
DRY GIN

A punchy rendition of our Kensington Dry Gin, with a less subtle complexity and much bolder tasting notes.

Citrus and spice are a welcome punch rather than the familiar tickle. Juniper still features heavily throughout with a toned down Darjeeling tea finish.

‘Over proof’ spirits were traditionally at a high enough ABV (later recognised as 57%), that if spilt on gunpowder at sea, the gunpowder would still burn.

The Navy would conduct VERY scientific 'tests' (blowing up things and drinking it) before setting sail with it on board.

Distilled once a month in
batches of only 33 bottles.


£60.00
57% ABV 70cl

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41 BOTTLES

We wouldn’t encourage you to 
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BIT ON THE SIDE

Serve a double measure of D&C over ice
(3 or 4 large cubes) in a chilled tumbler glass.

Add a dash of good tonic
(150ml regular indian tonic).

Add our ‘bit on the side’ garnish tea bag to the glass.

Hold the tab on the outside of the glass,
and lightly dunk the bag with a cocktail stirrer.

CLASSIC SERVE

Serve a double measure of D&C over ice
(3 or 4 large cubes) in a chilled tumbler glass.

Add a dash of good tonic
(150ml regular indian tonic).

Stir twice with two sprigs of fresh thyme,
then leave in glass to garnish.

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