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Juniper Berries For Distilling

Juniper Berries For Distilling

Juniper berries for distilling

The making of a Gin with Juniper Berries for distilling.

In a brief summary juniper berries are used to make gin. However not the only botanical used . As well as juniper berries, gin will also have other botanicals such as CorianderBorage HerbCardamom Pods, and Fennel Seeds. Subsequently this combination of ingredients will significantly add flavor and a complexity and a balance to the finished spirit. Because trust us we know!

Juniper Berries – Botanical

Juniper berries for distilling

To sum it up these berries are:

Ultimately small, blue-gray berries from the evergreen juniper bush. In essence these are notably commonly used as a flavoring for gin, but can also be used to add flavor to other types of alcoholic beverages, as well as savory dishes. Over all these berries have a slightly bitter and woodsy flavor. All in all exactly what you are looking for.


This is how to use these berries to distill with.

Follow these tips and steps because we try help wherever we can!

Because after all the distillation of  a gin with this botanical is a multi-step process that involves five main stages which are as follows:

1. Botanicals –  Botanicals are usually in the end like the juniper, coriander, angelica root, cardamom, and citrus peels are crushed and added to the still.

2. Maceration – The botanicals are macerated in the gin base spirit, which is typically either neutral grain spirit or a distilled wine product.

3. Distillation – The mixture is then distilled, with the gin vapors passing through a chamber filled with the berries to infuse the flavor.

4. Filtration – The liquid is then filtered to remove any remaining particulates.

5. Flavoring – Lastly, the gin is flavored with additional botanicals.

While traditional gin distillation may take many days to complete, by using modern distillation equipment and techniques, it is possible to produce great-tasting gin in a much shorter amount of time. Given these points, you will be on your way to an incredible gin.

As seen above distilling is a refined art and because we understand that we want to provide only the very best and everything we know you will need to complete your journey.


Botanicals for distilling

Because of our knowledge of the distilling process as mentioned above, we have so many more botanicals and so much more other items because we know how this Gin thing works. Look at one of our top sellers. Our Gin Botanical Infusion Kit. This has it all! Because we know what, how and when! The one’s, two’s and three’s.

To sum up what the kit contains as seen below:

  • Juniper Berries (the basis for all Gins)
  • Cut Lime Flower
  • Aniseed
  • Elder Berries
  • Borage Herb
  • Coriander
  • Hibiscus
  • Cardamon Pods
  • Lemon Grass
  • Bill Berries
  • Buchu Leaves
  • Lavender
  • Chamomile Flower
  • Strawberry Leaves
  • Cassia Bark
  • Angelica Seeds
  • Calamus Root
  • Myrrh
  • Black Pepper
  • White Pepper
  • Ginger
  • Liquorice Root
  • Moringa Leaves
  • Cinnamon Powder
  • Fennel Seeds
  • Grains of Paradise
  • Elder Flower
  • Worm wood
  • Orris Root Powder
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Burnt Orange Organza Botanical Bag

In conclusion we at Ketelkraal are all about distilling and the refined things that go into it. That is why you know you are in good hands when you deal with us. The best product for the best clients from the best place. As shown above get your multi botanicals from us and so much more.

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