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Made-in-Singapore gin with orchid and vanilla included in its botanicals

Tanglin Gin, the first Singapore gin, is made with powdered dried stalks of the Dendrobium nobile orchid plant

In Mandai Foodlink, among mini factories that churn out baked goods, is a small industrial space producing the first made-in-Singapore craft gin.

Tanglin Gin is an orchid gin made with 11 botanicals including the powdered dried stalks of the Dendrobium nobile orchid plant, as well as vanilla, which actually comes from the fruit of a species of orchid.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 01, 2018, with the headline 'Local gin with orchid flavour'. Print Edition | Subscribe