White Peak Distillery Shining Cliff Bakewell Pud Gin 45% 70cl
White Peak Distillery Shining Cliff Bakewell Pud Gin 45% 70cl

Shining Cliff

White Peak Distillery Shining Cliff Bakewell Pud Gin 45% 70cl

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    Founded in 2017 by Max and Claire Vaughan in a old wire works on the banks of the River Derwent (halfway between Matlock and Belper), the White Peak Distillery is the culmination of a long term dream to have whisky made in Derbyshire. Although their whiskies will be released very soon (at the time of typing in September 2021) they are already garnering a great reputation thanks to some excellent gins and rum.

    Shining Cliff Gin is named after the nearby Shining Cliff Woods, an ancient forest which is now designated a Site of Speciali Scientific Interest, and also the home of the Betty Kenny Tree, which is said to be 2000 years old and was the treetop in which 'Rock-A-Bye-Baby' would sit in the old nursery rhyme.

    Contrary to what you might think, the Bakewell Pud edition is not a sickly sweet gunky liqueur, but an extremely refined, proper gin. Nine botanicals are used here, including the briefest of maceration with English cherries post distillation to impart just a hint of colour, along with actual almonds (as opposed to almond essence) during distillation.

    The nose is pure fresh almonds, and the nuttiness continues through to the palate. The cherry fruit is subtle, and there's just a hint of a sweeter note. If you were expecting a heavily flavoured, super-sweet Bakewell Tart effect, you'll be disappointed, but if you want the gin equivalent of a deconstructed Bakewell pudding as made by the likes of Heston Blumenthal, where each part of the flavour profile is pulled apart and allowed to stand on its own, then this is the one for you!

  • Delivery & Returns

    Delivery charges:

    Shipping rates are based on WEIGHT of goods - the total weight of your order will determine the cost of the shipping charge due to price banding imposed by the carriers we use.

    Please note due to our opening times goods ordered on a Saturday may result in a delayed arrival. Goods ordered on a Sunday or Monday will be shipped from the store on the Tuesday immediately following - please bear this in mind if you have a deadline.


    48 Hour Delivery uses the Tracked 48 service from Royal Mail, which provides a Tracking Number for you to follow its journey to your destination.

    Next Day Delivery uses DHL services, a tracking number will also be supplied to allow you to follow its journey.

    Items are NOT insured as standard, please contact us if you would like to discuss additional insurance for premium products.

    All products are securely packaged in Air-Shock bottle bags or excessive amount of bubble wrap for additional protection.

    All goods must be examined at the time of delivery and any damages or shortage must be recorded on the relevant delivery acceptance forms with the delivery. Un-examined or un-checked goods that result in a subsequent claim outside of a 48 hour period will not be accepted. Queries relating to claims must be made within 48 hours of receiving the goods, otherwise claims cannot be guaranteed.


    The Spirit Specialist offers EXCHANGES ONLY on unwanted items to an equal amount. Refunds will not be given, cash differences in favour of the purchaser in the case of an exchange will also not be provided.

    Your statutory rights are not affected.