The Surrey Copper Distillery is teaming up with AFC Energy to produce a low-emission craft gin for Christmas.
The special edition ‘Copperfield H2 Gin’, being produced in a limited initial batch of 500 bottles, went on sale today.
The Copperfield gin is being distilled using power provided by an AFC Energy H-Power Tower which can produce electricity from hydrogen, by combining hydrogen with oxygen from the air the fuel cell produces energy and pure water, resulting in significantly lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions across the distilling process.
The collaboration highlights how hydrogen could support decarbonisation of the UK’s 400 plus gin distilleries and more broadly the food and beverage industry to meet net zero targets.
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