Withers Gin and The D-Day Darlings Present
'I'll Remember You'
Limited Edition Gin
In a harmonious blend of heritage and craftsmanship, The D-Day Darlings and Withers Gin have joined forces to create a Limited Edition London Dry Gin that is as poignant as it is palatable. Crafted with the internationally acclaimed Withers Gin’s G1 recipe, this spirit is the distilled essence of remembrance in a bottle, distilled with the hero botanical, the heartsease flower—a flower of remembrance —to honour the 80th anniversary of D-Day.
Named 'I'll Remember You,' this commemorative gin resonates with the soul-stirring melody performed by The D-Day Darlings, the UK's premier wartime music group, who soared to fame after their finals appearance on ITV's Britain's Got Talent and subsequent signing with Sony Music UK. Their music, including the heartfelt rendition of 'I'll Remember You' which was written and sung by Darling Katie Ashby on the Normandy beaches for the 75th D-Day anniversary, is a testament to the enduring spirit of the era.
Katie Ashby's personal connection to this legacy—through her grandfather, Flt Lt Clifford Storr, a former Lancaster Navigator who completed over 50 operational return sorties during WW2, more than any Airman on record —deepens the significance of this collaboration. Each bottle of 'I'll Remember You' gin honours his extraordinary service and the countless stories like his.
Withers Gin is an award-winning family owned gin business based in Derbyshire with rich military connections. Founded by Sarah, the daughter of an RAF officer, and her husband Brian, an Army veteran who now works closely with the MOD. With accolades such as the Gold Outstanding Medal at the IWSC 2020 and a triple win at the Gin Guide Awards 2021, including Best Gin in England, Withers Gin’s inaugural G1 gin is the foundation of this memorable concoction.
Sarah's father, WG Commander Angus Balfour Crockatt AFC, a decorated fighter pilot instructor. Sarah's late father led a formation of Hawk jets in the shape of a 50 over Buckingham Palace and the Queen in commemoration of the 50th anniversaries of D-Day and VJ Day.
This evocative gin is more than a drink—it's a narrative, a melody of memory resonating with the timeless strains of the D-Day Darlings' soul-stirring performance of 'I'll Remember You.' It is designed to awaken conversations and stories from a fading past, to keep the spirit and lessons of bygone days alive in our collective consciousness, as the years pass, the voices of D-Day become quieter, but with every pour, we invite you to kindle the conversations that keep the spirit of that era alive.
In a heartfelt gesture of gratitude, Withers Gin and The D-Day Darlings will be presenting a bottle of this exclusive gin to all surviving British D-Day veterans—a token of our nation's appreciation for their immeasurable sacrifice.
Each bottle comes with a QR code that, when scanned, plays the hauntingly beautiful ‘I'll Remember You,' creating an immersive moment of reflection.
We invite you to be part of this living tribute.