Each gin from Hernö Distillery is made in small batches, each one bottled and labeled by hand. Here the base distillate is the same as Hernö Dry Gin, while the differences reside in the dilution, at 57° instead of the regular 40°* alcohol content, leaving the botanicals to express themselves with stronger taste.
* Curiosity: The alcoholic level of Navy Strength comes from XVIII Century, when the ships of the English Navy were always carrying a reserve of gin as a cure against malaria, scurvy and other illness. But some officers realized that, if you were pouring gin on gun powder the same was smoking only if the gin was at 57° degrees. Since then, the standard on ships became this gradation, so called Navy Strength