July 18, 2020
Sangfroid Distilling Co.’s new Foraged Citrus gin gets its flavor from locally foraged trifoliate oranges, a hardy Asian orange that helps give it a flavor profile similar to a London dry gin, and rosemary, provided by New Brooklyn Farms in Mount Rainier.
The use of trifoliate oranges is an example of making the best of a problem. Originally planted by gardeners, the oranges have spread, becoming an invasive species in Southern states, largely because the thorny branches aren’t eaten by deer.
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