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On this episode of Scran, host Rosalind Erskine is joined by Hendrick's master distiller Lesley Gracie who discusses how and why she created the 'unusual gin' back in the 90s.

Hendrick's is often cited as having helped kick off the current Scottish gin boom, something which Lesley also chats about.

As well as this, we find out more about her expedition to the Venezuelan Amazon rainforest and what she found there - and how it influenced a one-off gin.

Lesley also reveals her favourite way to drink Hendrick's and her inspiration behind the latest limited edition Hendrick's lunar gin.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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