*Important Information*

Please note:

We are open for online and phone orders. Orders will be posted on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

This is to protect our staff and others by reducing contact during social distancing measures. We hope to return to daily posting as soon as we can but in the mean time please keep this in mind when ordering.

*order before 12pm on Tuesdays to make the Tuesday slot

*order before 12pm on Fridays to make the Friday slot

To say thank you for your support and understanding, we are offering FREE POSTAGE and a free mixer with each order. (limited time only)

First batch of 500 - Sold Out

Second batch of 500 - Sold Out

Johannistag Navy Strength Old Tom marks the centenary of the Scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Orkney's Scapa Flow. Only 1000 special edition bottles were released: 500 in November 2018, when the German Fleet first entered Scapa Flow 100 years ago, and 500 in June 2019, marking the date the ships were scuttled.

Johannistag is 57%abv, which makes it a 'Navy Strength' gin. The name is German, and translates to Mid Summer’s Day, or St John’s Day. The botanicals in Johannistag reflect Orkney's summer climate, with a smooth Old Tom style finish, lightly sweetened using Orcadian honey sourced in Shapinsay. 

A percentage of the profits has been donated to Orkney's RNLI - please see our blog posts for more information.


The flavour of our gins may vary slightly from batch to batch, although we follow the same precise recipe. This is due to the natural variations in the botanicals used and we feel this adds to the character of our unique creations.



57% Alc.

Johannistag Navy Strength Old Tom Gin Batch 1

  • This product can only be shipped within the UK and Channel Islands. For orders over 6 bottles please contact us directly.

    We comply to the Challenge 25 age verification, this means all consignments must be signed for. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are aged 18 or over.

    Your gin will arrive in a cardboard box, carefully packaged in an airsac to minimise breakages.


    57% Alc.

  • If you have any concerns with your order or your gin when it arrives, please give us a phone on: 01856 731700 and we should be able to help you. If we are in the distillery making gin, we may not be able to answer the phone. Please leave a message with your name, date ordered, and product ordered on the answering machine, and we will get back to you. Alternatively, you can send us an email, by entering the 'contact us' page.

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Orkney Spirits Limited

Orkney Gin Company

KW17 2SS

Tel: 01856 731 700
Email: info@orkneygincompany.com

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