Black Thistle Distilleries is located in Brechin, in the heart of Angus, a region known for its fine fruits, vegetables and natural products. With this abundance of regional products of the highest quality, no compromises are made in the selection of the main ingredients of gin and vodka. A total of 53 different local botanicals and pure Scottish water are used to make the various bottlings. Black Thistle Vodka is distilled twice through a 12-plate distillation column to achieve maximum purity and clarity. As with the gin of the same name, fresh Scottish water and wild thistle are used in its production.Tasting notes:Colour: Black. Nose: Smooth and fresh aromas. Taste: Soft, crisp, a hint of sweetness. Finish: Long lasting. Shake well before pouring to release the mist inside.