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CHINESE BOTANICAL

CRAFT GIN

Proudly distilled and bottled in the ancient city of Changsha.

OUR STORY

MADE IN CHANGSHA

As well as being one of the cleanest cities in China, with an abundance of natural beauty, Changsha boasts some of the purest waters in China. Its so pure in fact, that it's not uncommon to see locals and tourists alike taking unfiltered water from the Baisha ancient well home with them.

FOUNDED IN 2017

Crimson Pangolin was founded in the summer of 2017 by two foreigners living in China, David Munoz and Helena Kidacka. During a trip back to her native London in early of 2017, Helena discovered that was going through somewhat of a renaissance. Along with her partner, David, they decided to make one of China's first craft gins.

MADE FROM CHINESE BOTANICALS

We Infuse our gin with a secret blend of eight botanicals sourced from Hunan, Hainan and Sichuan provinces. Our junipers are all grown and farmed in Shandong, North Eastern China.


our mission

Crimson Pangolin works with various wildlife charities across South East Asia to help protect and conserve the world's most trafficked animal, the pangolin.
Despite being protected by national and international laws, the pangolin is still the most trafficked animal on the planet. In the last ten years, it is estimated that over one million pangolins have been poached from the wild and illegally traded not he black market. Crimson Pangolin works with international pangolin conservation charities in order to prevent more of this precious creature being trafficked and killed.

DISTILLED AND BOTTLED IN CHANGSHA

Crimson Pangolin gin is proudly distilled in the historic city of Changsha, Hunan province.
Changsha is known to be one of the cleanest cities in China, with only roughly 1% of the land being industrialised.
It is also a city with huge cultural and historical significance, with Mao ZeDongs hometown of Shaoshan being just a stones-throw away, the Baisha ancient well and the Yuelu academy.

the crimson pangolin family

CRIMSON PANGOLIN

Made exclusively with Chinese botanicals, with junipers sourced from Shandong, lemons from Hainan, coriander seeds, spices and peppers from Hunan and Sichuan. For best results with tonic, garnish with a side of cucumber or a sprig of rosemary. The golden hue of the gin is due to the long, forty eight hour post-distillation infusion process of the botanicals, namely the crushed coriander seeds. This sits incredibly perfectly, as the translation for gin in Chinese is ‘jin jiu’ which in English, translates directly into Golden Alcohol.

CRIMSON PANGOLIN BLUE JASMINE

With all the ingredients farmed and sourced in Mainland China, the Yunnan wheat base is infused with Shandong junipers, Hainan Lemon, butterfly blue pea tea from the South of China, dried lotus root and jasmine tea. Maintaining the citrus notes of the original Crimson Pangolin, the spice has been replaced with a pleasant and fragrant jasmine tea aroma which is deeper accentuated by the lotus root. The rich blue colour of the liquid comes from the natural dying properties of the butterfly blue pea tea.

CRIMSON PANGOLIN PEACH ROSE

Developed in the mountains of Changsha, this mouth watering gin is a tribute to one of China’s most cherished possessions and pastimes; tea. Made with a blend of rose tea, black lychee tea, dried peach tea, dried hibiscus tea, dried apple, dry orange peel and fresh lemon peel, the infusion provides a tenacious tea burst that is clear on the palate. Whilst this gin retains the citrus notes of the original Crimson Pangolin recipe, the aftertaste of Hunan spice has been replaced with a beautifully complex and refreshing blend of some of China’s well-loved teas, making for a cool, crisp, refreshing gin and tonic.

CRIMSON PANGOLIN IN CHINA

MEET THE CREATORS

Crimson Pangolin gin was created by two foreigners living in Shanghai, David Munoz and Helena Kidacka. During a trip back to her native London in the summer of 2017, Helena discovered that gin was going through somewhat of a renaissance, and that ordering a G&T at the bar had suddenly become a lot more exciting.
Upon her return to Shanghai, Helena told her partner, David Munoz about her intriguing discovery. David, who has his own company importing liquor into China, and is very much a connoisseur of craft spirits, discovered that there was no Chinese Craft gin available on the market, and suggested they create their own.

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DISTRIBUTORS in china

Shanghai
VitaeSpirits

Room 504, Building 12, 1030 Yan'an Xi Lu, Changning District, Shanghai 200050.
sales@vitaefoods.cn
+86 (021) 5299 7308
+86 186 16329307

Shanghai
FanJiu

上海市宝安区沪联路818号

Shanghai
Secret Society

上海市杨树浦路1062弄2号903室

Shenzhen
Liquor Town

深圳市龙华新区清湖清祥路清湖科技园B栋1112-1117
wholesale@liquortown.cn
+86 135 43193482

GET IN TOUCH

Building 12, Room 504
1030 Yan'an West Road,
Shanghai China – 200050

(86) 18201 723 224
(86) 18616 329 307

sales@crimsonpangolin.com
helena@crimsonpangolin.com
david@crimsonpangolin.com

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