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The process

Is your bottle of gin a little cloudy or you see some flocculation?

The answer lies in our non Chill-filtering processes. 

The cloudy appearance or little clouds of oils and esters that can be seen in our gin is nothing to be worried about – we know it’s there and it’s all part of the difference that sets craft distilleries from big commercial alcohol companies.

This cloudiness can occur when the bottles are stored at cold temperatures. There is nothing to worry about with this change in appearance.

In fact it shows that our spirits are the natural and crafted, not factory made.

Many industrial distilleries remove these esters and oils by a process called chill-filtration. They refrigerate and then pump the spirits through plate filters. Doing so removes the risk of haze forming, but it also removes many other elements that contribute to flavor and mouthfeel.

The floc or haze goes away by giving the bottle a good shake. It won’t come back again until it is once again stored at cold temperatures.

If you have any concerns about the appearance or you want to chat to the Antipodes team, please do not hesitate to contact us at