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I’m sure that Pickering’s Gin was delighted when it was selected to produce miniatures of British Airways Centenary Gin to serve onboard, as part of the #BA100 celebrations.

Things clearly haven’t worked out as planned though.

We’ve already seen Brewdog selling off its exclusive British Airways beers via its website as it attempts to clear unsold stock. Pickering’s is now doing the same.

Pickerings British Airways Centenary Gin

Via this page of its website, you can buy 24 x 5cl miniatures of British Airways Cententary Gin for just £32. The standard price was £84.

The bottles are plastic, for that genuine in-flight experience.

I think I’m legally obliged to tell you it is 38.4% alcohol and that you should be Drink Aware. Because, let’s be honest, the HfP community is the sort that rushes online to buy gin at 6am causing the supplier to sell out by 8am 🙂

To quote:

A world first, this gin has been expertly distilled to taste as good at altitude as it does on the ground. Our unique ten botanical blend celebrates the very best of British flora and fauna with rose petals and heather lending a soft and sweet note to our signature Bombay blend.

Intriguingly, it comes with two sets of tasting notes depending on the altitude at which you drink it. This is due to the impact of altitude on taste.

Tasting Notes at 30,000 ft:

A naturally balanced sweet and spiced gin with a beautiful note of juniper and sweet citrus from the lemon myrtle paired alongside the heather and rose petal. This is balanced against the sweet spice of cinnamon and cardamom to give a lovely flavoursome gin.

Tasting Notes at 10,000 ft and below:

A complex and beautifully classic gin with a bouquet of bold, floral juniper and zesty, sweet, lemon myrtle citrus. Delicate hints of rose and Scottish heather, warming cardamom and cinnamon spice.

You can order a tray of miniatures here.

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Comments (43)

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  • Alex W says:

    Sold out!

  • Michael C says:

    Not that I a) wish to unduly advertise, or b) turn it into a gin-off…but Cotswolds distillery has just launched a delicious (online) Wildflower II gin!

  • Steven White says:

    Back in stock as of 8.14am, just ordered a case!

  • Charlie S says:

    The deal is working again.

  • Gordon Chalker says:

    Yep working again just ordered 2 free shipping

  • Gordon Chalker says:

    Probably a marketing ploy (Supply and demand) They posted sold out and once it materialised again people panic buy ?

  • Gordon Chalker says:

    @Andrew I would just keep on checking. There may be a system that checks orders and stock availability and it has to re calibrate maybe ?

  • L Allen says:

    I saw these over the weekend, works out at a decent price per litre at £32 but would not be worth buying at £84. I don’t recall ever seeing the BA gin available on their website before so I wonder where the previous price came from?

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