We are delighted to welcome back Asterley Bros again this year. Makers of vermouth & amaro in Forest Hill, Asterley Bros are part of our ‘London Drinks‘ collection – featuring drinks that are made in our fine capital. While they do use organic grain spirit, the base wine is not farmed organically. For organic vermouth and other liqueurs, check out Azienda Agricola Fabio de Beaumont (stand 98).
By Rob and Jim Berry, Keynote Studios, Dalmain Road, Forest Hill, London
Wholesaler: Speciality Drinks Ltd, Harris Vintners & Chalié Richards. Seeking further representation.
Stand number: 3
Rob and Jim Berry are two brothers with a passion for the rich, intense and complex. They make British botanical liqueurs by hand in South London.
Based on recipes from the 17th Century textbook ‘The London Dispensatory’, Our Dispense Amaro features 24 botanicals, including British hops, wormwood, gentian and devils claw, blended with a British pinot noir to create a uniquely British Amaro. London meets Sicily. Lighter in texture than most classic Amari, and with less sugar in the blend, this is a refreshingly modern take on the category.
Our Vermouth is made from British pinot noir, combined with 31 botanicals and fortified with organic grain spirit. Bold, British and bitter.
* A note from the Asterley Bros: “we are looking to work with organic wines both from the UK and Sicily, to develop our Amaro and Vermouth further, and are seeking producers we can work with”.
Organic Neutral Grain Spirit used. Base wine used (British pinot noir) is not farmed organically. Fined using bentonite | Filtered (1 micron filter) | Total SO2: 30mg/l. Production: 3000 L/Year.
Dispense Amaro NV
Organic Neutral Grain Spirit used. Base wine used (British pinot noir) is not farmed organically. Orange, Spices, Hops, Basil, Rosemary, Rhubarb & Lime. Fined using bentonite | Filtered (1 micron filter) | Total SO2: 30mg/l. Production: 3000 L/Year.