Introducing Wee Hemp Spirits - You say "It Canna'B"...Wee Say "It Can"...Posted by Calum Napier on
That's why Wee have been working tirelessly in the background like busy bees to bring to you our next project, a truly unique experience, one like no other...-Wee are proud to introduce:
The Canna'B Rum Experience
The Wee Nose
A smoky aroma fills the glass from our worlds 1st ageing process with charred hemp stalks | Followed by the sweetness of award winning Royal Deeside bell heather honey | Immediately followed by an unforgettable bouquet of earthy, creamy Cannabis Sativa L from Cannabis seeds & the plant itself. A truly unique & unforgettable nose.
The Wee Palate
Sweetness from the molasses & bell heather honey dance perfectly on the tastebuds while the undertones of hemp help ground the flavours on the palate | The distinctive flavours are expertly balanced & the smoothness of Canna’B Rum will leave your palate eagerly wanting more.
The Wee Finish
A long, subtle, smoky yet sweet finish | Like nothing you have experienced before.
The Canna'B Gin Experience
The Wee Nose
Introductory notes of floral cubeb berries coupled with citrus & sweet blossom honey all wrapped in earthy hemp | A complexity as unique as it is intriguing.
The Wee Palate
Refreshing & precisely balanced between the citrus notes, cubeb berries, Royal Deeside blossoms honey & earthy hemp | A wonderful & innovative marriage of flavours | Milk thistle adds smoothness & a silk like texture | Experienced with any garnish or mixer, Canna’B Gin will leave your palate dancing with anticipation for more.
The Wee Finish
Smooth, balanced & lingering notes of cubeb berries, sweet blossom honey & earthy Cannabis Sativa L | The experience will leave you pondering just how versatile Canna’B Gin really is?
Why Wee Hemp Spirits?
For fifty years this water has filtered its way through the cracks and rock formations until it emerges effortlessly, shimmering with life. The unusually small molecular cluster size of the water creates a larger surface area for other flavours to effortlessly interact with each other.The concept came to us one beautiful summers day whilst Wee were out exploring our favourite local area- The Cairngorms National Park- with Mylo, The Wee Hemp Dog.After frequently enjoying the delights Royal Deeside has to offer in the way of delicious, natural, sustainable, local produce at numerous farmers' markets & during our explores of the area, our minds began to wonder off piste...How could Wee celebrate this natures larder that's available on our doorstep, whilst showcasing the many uses of the hemp plant?Then the light bulb moment 💡
It Canna'B...Can It?-
Wee AlchemyWee have sourced the finest botanicals & delicious award-winning honeys from some lovely Royal Deeside bee keepers, to distill with our hemp & hemp seeds.--Coupling these amazing ingredients with one of the purest, softest waters in the world from ancient springs found high in the Cairngorm National Park.-
Limited Edition CBD Wee Hemp Spirits
A UK 1st!!
Wee are excite to announce that Wee are the 1st in the UK to infuse Full Spectrum CBD with our luxurious Wee Spirits.
Launching in April 2019.
Yay!!!Our Wee artisan Spirits contains:
Each 50ml measure contains: 1 mg of CBD
For every cloudy tipple, enjoy the silver lining of cannabinoids, flavonoids & terpenes lovingly suspended in our CBD Gin.
This Wee tipple won't get you 'high' but it'll make you fall in love with the spirit of the hemp plant...
A Wee Bit of Hemp History
Wee may think of hemp as the new & latest thing on the market but in actual fact our relationship with hemp goes back much, much further.
The roots of hemp extend back thousands of years; to the end of the first ice age. Archaeological finds suggest that Cannabis Sativa, was likely one of the first agricultural crops planted by early man.
In fact, growing Cannabis Sativa, something we tend to think of as modern, is often associated with the birth of agriculture 12,000 to 10,000 years ago.
In China as early as 6,000 BCE, both the seeds and oil were used for food.
Two thousand years later, in 4,000 BCE, there is evidence of textiles made from hemp used in both China and Turkestan.
In 850, the Vikings transported hemp rope and seeds to Iceland.
By the year 900, Arabs were learning techniques for making paper from hemp.
By 1000, Italians were using ropes made of hemp on their sailing ships.
The influence of the plant seems to have been global.
Today, consumers are primarily interested in the healthful properties of cannabis compounds, and there is a long thread of cannabis applications for healing running through all eras of history.
Greek philosophers, Herodotus, Napoleon and other legendary figures told stories about the healing properties of cannabis.
The physician for Nero’s army included cannabis in his medical inventory.
In 1563, the medicinal benefits of cannabis were discussed in a report by Portuguese physician Garcia da Orta.
A few years later, China's Li Shih-Chen documented the antibiotic and anti-nausea effects of cannabis.
King Henry VIII actually fined farmers if they DID NOT raise hemp for industrial use.
Less than one hundred years later, settlers in Jamestown, Virginia -The New World- began growing hemp plants for hemp’s unusually strong fibre. Once the plant demonstrated its usefulness, it became illegal to NOT grow hemp in Virginia.
By 1850, Cannabis was added to list of The U.S Pharmacopeia, a respected compendium of Medicines and Dietary Supplements.
That same year, cannabis was used throughout United States as a medicinal drug and could easily be purchased in pharmacies and general stores. This lasted until about 1915.
It's also worth adding that hemp for almost two decades, has been growing in the abandoned Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine as it actually helps to reduce the soil toxicity. It literally sucks toxins out of the soil & pollution out of the air cleaning the whole environment, now what other crop does that?
The Wee Launch
Launching March 6th, Wee will be the 1st hemp infused spirits on the market in the UK.
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Come join us for the ride & be part of a hemp revolution.
Much Love xx
Calum, Rebecca & Mylo (woof)
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