FAQ

What is Feragaia?

Bold by nature, Feragaia is a distilled alcohol-free spirit made from land and sea botanicals.

How is Feragaia made?

Feragaia’s process combines time-honoured distillation techniques with pioneering innovation. It brings together 14 responsibly sourced botanicals from both land and sea. The delicate flavours of flowers and leaves combine with the earthier notes of root botanicals and spices to create a complex and layered drink. These natural flavours are captured through multiple distillation runs, blended by hand and cut with Scottish water. The result: an uncompromising alcohol-free spirit, designed to stand alone.

What does Feragaia taste like?

Feragaia’s balanced flavours evolve with every sip. It opens with familiar citrus from blackcurrant leaf, kaffir lime and lemon verbena. A drawn-out herbaceous body is then introduced with nuances of chamomile, pink peppercorn and serrated wrack. This takes you all the way to a light smokey note and lengthy, warming finish from cayenne pepper. Citrus meets spice in a drink that is clean and complex. Sip and savour to discover its true nature.

How do you drink Feragaia?

Feragaia embodies a contemporary approach to drinking, it doesn’t preach moderation, it is a product of wanting a truly satisfying alternative to alcohol. Serves; Land – On the Rocks. Sip, savour and enjoy. Serve 50ml/2oz over a single block of ice and an orange peel Sea – A light tonic. Crisp, dry and refreshing. Serve 50ml/2oz, top with soda or light tonic and garnish with a bay leaf We have also found that Feragaia compliments other serves as well, many of which are still to be discovered. Please share your discoveries with us at hi@feragaia.com or @feragaia (Instagram)

How do you pronounce Feragaia?

/Fe-ra-guy-a/ Meaning Fera – Latin = Wild Gaia – Greek Mythology = Earth

How long can I keep Feragaia for?

Once Opened: Consume within 2 months. Store in cool, dry location.

Is the packaging recyclable?

Yes. Absolutely. As part of our mission to Keep Earth Wild we carefully consider all the components that make up a bottle and will continue working towards our own environmental goals.

What is the cap made from?

The cap is made from 70% bio plastic and is 100% recyclable as it is one piece.

What is the bottle made from?

A minimum 65-75% of glass used in our bottles is recycled glass. This too is 100% recyclable.

What is involved in the mission of keeping earth wild?

Feragaia owes a lot to the wild forces of nature for creating our botanicals and driving our values. Our deep-rooted respect for nature’s independent and uncompromising spirit inspires our practise and informs our long-term mission: ‘Keep Earth Wild’ Our ambition is to empower our customers and partners to become active in reconnecting with and restoring the wild. Our bottle and cap are both 100% recyclable All of our botanicals are composted post-distillation.

Does Feragaia contain any alcohol?

No. It is 0.0% ABV and doesn’t touch alcohol at any point during the production process.

Is Feragaia an alcohol-free whisky?

Our ambition was twofold. Firstly, to create a spirit for people who don’t drink and have no interest in existing spirit categories, and secondly to offer something uncompromising to those who do drink but sometimes seek an alternative. Feragaia is naturally amber in colour and is made in the Scottish Lowlands. Therefore, whisky is the most frequent comparison. Whilst we take inspiration from the whisky style of drinking, Feragaia is not based on a whisky and bears no resemblance in taste.

Why is Feragaia £28?

Behind every bottle of Feragaia is a complex and labour-intensive process that is unique to us. There are multiple stages to the method of production that must be executed and monitored by hand. These include harvesting, steeping, filtering, distilling, blending, finishing and bottling. All carefully executed in an the far reaches of the Scottish Lowlands. In order to achieve the taste and intensity of Feragaia we must use many more botanicals, in far greater quantity, than you would traditionally see in the production of any alcoholic spirit. These 14 botanicals are locally sourced where possible, such as the seaweed, bay leaf and chamomile.

Does the drink change in flavour overtime?

Over time flavours will deepen a little as essential oils mix and flavours settle.

Diets and Concerns

As Feragaia is 0% ABV it is suitable if you are pregnant. Feragaia is suitable (but not yet certified) for people adhering to the following diets: Vegetarians, Vegan, Kosher, Coeliacs / Gluten-Free, Lactose Intolerants, Diabetics Feragaia is Halal If you have any concerns, please view our ingredient list below and contact a medical professional prior to consumption.

What are the ingredients?

Ingredients: Water, Botanical Distillates, Vegetable Glycerine (Rapeseed), Natural Herbal Extracts: Cayenne Pepper, Blackcurrant leaf, Kaffir Lime, Chamomile, Lemon Verbena, Ancho Chile, Green Tea, Apple, Hibiscus Preservative: Potassium Sorbate. Acid: Citric, Tartaric, Malic

Does Feragaia contain any allergens?

All products are free from the below allergens: Cereals containing gluten Wheat, Rye, Barley, Oats, Spelt, Kamut or their derivatives Crustaceans and their derivatives Egg & egg derivatives Fish and fish products Peanut and peanut derivatives Soybeans & soybean derivatives Milk & milk derivatives (including lactose) Nuts & nut derivatives Almond, Hazelnut, Walnut, Cashew, Pecan nut, Brazil nut, Pistachio nut, Macadamia nut and Queensland nut Celery and celery derivatives Mustard and mustard derivatives Molluscs and their derivatives Lupin and their derivatives Sesame seed and derivatives Sulphur dioxide / sulphites (at levels above 10 ppm) Where possible we source and forage our botanicals locally, like our seaweed, bay leaf and chamomile.

How can I get in touch with further questions?

If your questions haven’t been answered please contact us at - hi@feragaia.com. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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