This week’s People On The Grid Podcast, we met with Luis Jauregui, a co-founder of Gin Raw. Gin Raw is a Gastronomic Gin made by experts from different corners of the world of gastronomy including; a chef, a sommelier, and a mixologist. Luis comes from high-end and luxury marketing and uses this knowledge and passion for the gastronomic trend into a Barcelona beverage; Gin Raw. Learn more by listening to our podcast!After a night of fine dining, two entrepreneurs got to thinking that Barcelona lacked a Gin that represented the culture, location, and the gastronomic creativity and fusion if flavours that describe Barcelona in one sip. The two friends soon become colleagues and found 4 more partners, and created the spirit of Barcelona Gin Raw.
The team that came together to make the product that is Gin Raw. Experts from fields of gastronomy, and a maitre perfumer.
Gin Raw is made using a unique distillation process combine the traditional method and uses copper stills, as well they use the latest gastronomic technique of low-temperature distillation using Rotaval.
You can drink Gin Raw any way you’d like – it will always taste good. You can take it neat, on the rocks, in a G&T or as a base for other cocktails.
Luis told us that although Spain did not create Gin as a staple drink, Gin Tonics come from the Spain region. This reason alone is what motivated Luis and his business partner to create a truly magical, rare and unique Gin that fits with Barcelona and the Mediterranean.
It has been developed so that the botanicals it uses, the richness or aromas and flavours can pair perfectly with a gourmet meal or other sophisticated culinary creations
Gin Raw is crafted in 5,000 bottles, each numbed individually – making this product unique and exclusive.
Gin Raw comes in 70cl bottles and is 42.3% ABV.
The experts that make up the Gin Raw Team are…
- Rosendo Mateu – Maitre Parfumeur
- Javier Caballero – Mixologist
- Sergi Figueras – Sommelier
- Xano Saguer – Chef
What makes Gin Raw so exclusive is the time and effort put into creating each bottle and flavour. This luxury item is produced solely in Spain, each Botanical ingredient is hand selected and distilled individually before fusing together to make the final product
They used only botanicals that capture the essence of Barcelona and proportion them. Like making a perfume finding the balance is especially important.
They use Juniper (dry herbal aroma balsamic & woody), Citrus notes ( citrus and refreshing, sourness), Laurel (intense, fresh, sweet and spice), Black cardamom (smokey & spiced) and Coriander seeds (floral, spicy, citric)
Gin Raw stands for pure and unrefined gin. The low temp distillation process preserves the freshest and delicate aromas and botanicals. Raw embodies the gastronomic food movement for raw, art, design and photography – matching creative to the pallet
The bottle of Gin Raw is truly well branded. It embodies Barcelona as modern groundbreaking yet authentic. Its cap made from ash wood sourced from sustainable forests paired with an aluminium ring makes the bottle stand out. The neck is covered with a collar listing the botanicals
The body has a faded glaze giving a visual image to the low temperate distillation process. The glaze turns transparent as it moves towards the bottom so the consumer can appreciate the purity of the product, and the bottom matches a PET water bottle making it original.
Gin Raw is a product of Mediterranean Premium Spirits S.L, the professionals behind this drink have invested all of their passion into creating a unique Gin, with a personality like no other.
You can visit the Gin Raw website at www.ginraw.com