Tag: Holy Wood & Cask

Goodgollymixmolly & Gin Farallon Collaboration

Previous Next Recently we had the pleasure of collaborating with our friend Molly to formulate and promote some unique new Gin Farallon Holy Wood & Cask recipes for everyone to enjoy. We provided her with the gin; she provided everything else. We continue to be so impressed with her artistic touch, professionalism and attention to detail that we wanted to feature her on our blog and share what made our collaboration not just good, but truly amazing. Before we get […]

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Farallon in the news: High praise for Holy Wood

Gin Farallon Holy Wood & Cask enjoyed some high praise recently from noted drinks and travel writer Virginia Miller. Published January 18, 2021, in Distiller Magazine, her monthly new release column features a handful of noteworthy spirits with taste ratings. Most importantly, the column is less about tasting notes, focusing more on uniqueness and trends. Mentioned are the distinctive qualities of each spirit and what makes them a must-have.   Barrel-aged gins, Miller says, are ideal for winter given their warm and woody […]

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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 grows in Central and South America. It’s related to the trees that produce the fragrant resins frankincense and myrrh. In […]

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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 us,” says founder and distiller Brad Plummer. “We’ve won many awards over the years, including from SF World, but this […]

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