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Little Biddy Gin débuts in Aelia Duty Free stores

Fuseworks Media
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Reefton Distilling Co. today announced the launch of their small batch distilled premium spirits into Aelia Duty free stores. Part of the Lagardère Travel Retail Group, Aelia Duty Free Stores offer a quality duty free shopping experience at four of New Zealand’s International Airports.

Their stores located at Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown, offer the best of New Zealand and the world to both outbound and inbound travellers. Aelia customers will now be able to add, award winning West Coast spirits producer, Reefton Distilling Co. products to their shopping carts at each of these New Zealand locations-.

Small batch distilled premium spirits

Reefton Distilling Co. is at the forefront of spirit production in New Zealand, their range of spirits includes Wild Rain vodka, Reefton Distilling Co. seasonal fruit liqueurs and their much-lauded range of Little Biddy Gins.

A modern distillery in an age-old town, nestled deep in the untamed natural wilderness of New Zealand’s West Coast. The distillery is housed in one of Reefton’s original buildings, built in 1870.

With its plentiful supplies of rainfall, spring water from pristine sources and lush green rainforests full of the key botanical ingredients, Reefton has everything needed to create world class spirits.

International and national acclaim

With the doors to their distillery open for just under a year, they have already achieved international and national acclaim with six awards from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and the inaugural New Zealand Spirits Awards.

Their Little Biddy Gins have received Silver and Bronze medals and their Wild Rain Vodka and Reefton Distilling Co. Tayberry liqueur have each achieved Silver.

Blended with native West Coast botanicals, their gin includes ingredients that they go into the forest and select on the morning that they distil.

Distinct West Coast flavours

Their Wild Rain vodka takes its name from the origin of the West Coast’s ultra-pure water. This local natural water source, with its own unique characteristics, contributes to the distinctiveness of each of the spirits they produce.

Reefton Distilling Co. combine this pristine West Coast natural water, with locally sourced and foraged ingredients to create a range of gins with a unique West Coast flavour.

Created in honour of Reefton legend Little Biddy, a pipe-smoking, gin-toting, 4-foot-tall gold prospector, their Little Biddy Gin range includes native botanicals from deep within the same West Coast rainforest where Biddy once fossicked for gold.

Often described as a sipping gin, Little Biddy New Zealand Botanical Gin is a versatile and easy drinking gin; so good you can drink it straight.

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