Manly Spirits Co Distillery has launched its Lilly Pilly Pink Gin, distilled with Australian native botanicals and foraged coastal flowers found in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Lilly Pilly Pink Gin is a fruity style gin using ingredients such as Lilly Pilly berries, limes, hibiscus rosella flowers, blood orange and foraged Sea Fig, commonly scattered in the sand dunes and coastal gardens of the Northern Beaches.

It has zero-sugar, which allows for a balanced, not-too-sweet gin, and is the fourth addition to the Manly Spirits Co Distillery’s gin portfolio.

“All our gins always have some local foraged botanicals, and so for our pink gin, we were really inspired by the beautiful pink sea fig (pigs face flower) and nasturtium flowers found scattered on the sand dunes of Freshwater beach near the distillery,” said Manly Sprits Co Distillery founder Vanessa Wilton.

“We wanted to craft an authentic Gin, that tastes like a premium Gin from all-natural ingredients. The Lilly Pilly berries are slightly tart but ever so Australian, and when balanced with limes, raspberries and flowers delivers the most delicious Gin for the festive summer season.”

The Lilly Pilly Pink Gin is now available in select liquor stores and online for RRP $80.00.

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