Castle & Key Distillery

Roots of Ruin Gin


2022 San Francisco Spirits Competition Gold Winner  2022 Ultimate Spirits Challenge - 91 Points  2021 San Francisco Spirits Competition Silver Winner

From The Ashes Rises A Winning Spirit 

Gone are the days of one-note gin offerings. Our award-winning Roots of Ruin Gin is crafted with eight complex botanicals. The finished product? Each of the ingredients has the chance to shine–especially the three that are most unique to us: chamomile, ginger, and rosemary giving our gin a bright and unique flavor profile.   

Current Releases: 

Roots of Ruin Gin - 750ml - Available in-store and online‍

Flavor Profile & Tasting Notes 

Starting from a base of our rye whiskey newmake, our Roots of Ruin Gin is vapor distilled drawing bright and complex flavors from a series of eight botanicals. 


17% Yellow Corn / 63% Rye / 20% Malted Barley


Juniper, Chamomile, Ginger, Rosemary, Licorice Root, Lemon Verbena, Coriander, and Angelica Root


Bright and floral, subtle baking spice, and soft pine 


Balanced notes of citrus and lemon verbena, followed by spicy ginger and sweet chamomile flower. Delicately complex with a distinct earthy character including angelica, soft juniper, and rosemary. 


Smooth, sweet, and creamy with hints of spice. 


106 Alc/Vol - 53%