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Explorer Rum Release

APR 5, 2020 Explorers Spiced Rum with Seaweed YORKSHIRE EXPLORER MAKES WAVES WITH REGION’S FIRST SEAWEED RUM Yorkshire based artisan spirit producer, Yorkshire Explorer, has joined forces with Yorkshire sea farmers, SeaGrown, to create the first Yorkshire seaweed rum, harvested and distilled in the region.York based, Yorkshire Explorer, who have been making their signature gins for almost two years, are the driving force behind the new creation. The brand will sell the new range, which launches tomorrow (20th) through its website and bar network.Providing the unique seaweed flavouring is pioneering seaweed farming and processing company, SeaGrown. The Scarborough based sea...

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Blooming Success for Yorkshire Explorer at the Great Taste Awards 2020

Blooming Success for Yorkshire Explorer at the Great Taste Awards 2020

  Springtime Bloom, the 2nd gin in Yorkshire Explorer’s seasonal gin collection has been awarded a Great Taste star at the prestigious 2020 awards.  Out of 12,777 products sent in from 106 different countries, Yorkshire Explorer Springtime Bloom was awarded the 1-star Great Taste award, which means judges dubbed it a product that delivers fantastic flavour. Judges noted that Springtime Bloom had a “Clear strawberry aroma with support from basil and pink peppercorn. Beautifully balanced fruit, spices and botanicals are enhanced with a well-rounded, candy-like sweetness. Almost floral on the finish yet not losing the fruit and pepper, spice and...

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Spotlight on Yorkshire Heather

Spotlight on Yorkshire Heather

We are very proud of our Explorers Rum, not only does is take its unique flavour profile from the Yorkshire grown Sugar Kelp but also from Heather grown in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  Last week we spent a beautiful Friday evening with F Stop Brand photography capturing some beautiful images of our Explorers Rum and appreciating the delicate little flower which brings so much flavour.

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Out on the coast with SeaGrown

Out on the coast with SeaGrown

The unique sweet and salty flavour profile of our Explorers Rum comes from the Sugar Kelp we infuse in it.  We add the seaweed which is dried first to our rum along with hand foraged heather, local honey and the warmth of ginger and clove.  To celebrate the launch of our rum we donned our wellies and headed for the coast to spend join SeaGrown in their hometown of Scarborough to spend the day learning all about how they got started and how they harvest the seaweed.  

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