Los Farallones: Brand Name Origins

Why Farallon? The San Francisco Coast is renowned for its wild, murky waters, with strong tidal currents and enormous waves pounding the shoreline. In the distance, when the infamous coastal fog clears, the jagged silhouette of the South Farallon Islands sits on the horizon. It is this rugged and remote island chain within the Gulf of the Farallones that inspired […]

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Holy Wood, Misunderstood: The Real Story of Palo Santo and Holy Wood & Cask

Palo Santo — which means “holy stick,” or, perhaps more elegantly, “holy wood” — is becoming a thing these days. You’ll find it in soaps, candles, incense, personal care products and yoga studios. And Etsy. And there’s a reason: its aroma is huge, distinctive, and indescribably divine. Palo Santo is a uniquely aromatic wood that comes from a tree that […]

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Gin Farallon Holy Wood & Cask Wins Gold at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Media contact: Brad Plummer, Founder & Distiller, Coastal Spirits Distilling• p (415) 508-8631 • brad@ginfarallon.com SAN CARLOS, CA — Coastal Spirits Distilling is proud to announce that one of their newest gin expressions, Gin Farallon Holy Wood & Cask, has been awarded a 2020 Gold medal at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition. “This is an incredible honor for […]

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The Wait is Over: Coastal Spirits Distilling’s Gin Farallon Blackfruit and Holy Wood & Cask Have Officially Landed

2020 has been such an unfortunate year of hard work and dashed expectations for so many families and businesses, including for us at Coastal Spirits Distilling. We started the year with high hopes, officially launching our two newest gin expressions, both of which were years in the making: Gin Farallon Blackfruit, and Holy Wood & Cask. And then almost immediately […]

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Introducing Two New Products: Blackfruit Gin, and Holy Wood & Cask

We are thrilled to announce we have grown our portfolio to four spirits, now including Blackfruit Gin, and Holy Wood & Cask.  Gin Farallon Holy Wood & Cask is a singularly unique gin—the world’s first gin made with aromatic Ecuadorean Palo Santo, or “Holy Wood.”Conditioned for 2 months in new American oak barrels, then infused with Palo Santo, this is […]

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New Gin Farallon Website by High-Proof Creative

We’re excited to debut the launch of our new website at GinFarallon.com. Previously, we had a website at coastalspirits.co, which is now a page on this website. We’ve streamlined our content and our digital presence for a better understanding of what we’re all about: creating approachable, nuanced gin that continues to win awards. Gin Farallon, and Vodka Farallon are two […]

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