Our Estuary Gin (37.5% abv) is inspired by the legend of the Sea Witch, Sarah Moore. The 50ml bottle contains a beautiful blend of Sea Buckthorn, Rock Samphire, Rose and Poppy, with foundations of Juniper, Coriander and Citrus. By choosing Leigh Spirit Co, you are supporting local businesses and the Shark Trust Foundation. Our mini bottles have been designed to be the perfect small gift for any spirit lover are perfect as picnic accompaniments, wedding favours and Christmas baubles
Listen closely to the tales of the ancient sea witch, Sarah Moore, who once dwelled by the estuary in Old Leigh. It is said that she possessed the power to foretell the future and would sell sailors a favourable wind for a mere penny in payment. The wind would be bound to string, which the sailors could untie to summon the wind’s power. One knot would unleash a gentle breeze, two knots would summon a strong wind, and three would unleash the fury of a storm.
Legend has it that when a foreign captain forbade his crew from seeking the witch’s aid, Sarah Moore flew into a rage and summoned The Great Storm of the Estuary. The tempest shook the vessel to its core and the sailors were powerless to lower the sails. As they cried out in despair, fearing the witch’s wrath, the captain fearlessly stepped forward and with three mighty strokes of his axe, cut down the mast, saving the ship from certain doom.
The storm immediately ceased and upon their return to Leigh on Sea, they discovered the lifeless body of Sarah Moore on Bell Wharf, bearing the marks of three fatal axe wounds.
We are passionately committed to ensuring we leave the planet in a better state than we found it. Reducing, reusing and recycling are key to ensuring a healthier world for all.
We proudly support the Shark Trust, which promotes species protection, fisheries management and responsible trade.
Our dedication to conservation is reflected in the design of our bottles, each bearing striking illustrations of the creatures that call our local estuary home.
Learn more here: https://www.sharktrust.org/
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