90 Proof, 45% ABV
Rooibos is an herbal tea that grows in South Africa, and Kilimanjaro Distillery has turned it into a delicious spirit. Their Rooibos Gin has a distinctive flamboyant color and taste, which have been described as woody with notes of vanilla, honey and caramel. The rooibos dominates the nose with a hints of floral and herbs. Flavors of juniper, citrus, and spice combine harmoniously with the earthy, slightly nutty and sweet flavor of rooibos. If Rooibos Gin’s delightful flavor wasn’t enough, rooibos is known to have a number of medicinal properties. It is rich in antioxidants that bind with free radicals, preventing them from damaging cells and causing cancer or oxidizing with cholesterol to clog blood vessel. Rooibos also contains polyphenols that have anti-viral and anti-inflammatory qualities. Rooibos is also known to relieve stress and hypertensive conditions. So after a long day, pour yourself a glass of this unique spirit, unwind, and wait for the health benefits to kick in.