Excerpt: Classic London Dry aromas here. The rooty/bark notes come to the forefront followed by the Seville orange peel with the juniper present. These flavors harken a hot drink preparation (like say, a toddy) which is something we recommend you try.
Excerpt: Made with 10 internationally sourced botanicals—Seville orange peel, Italian orris root, et al.—this gin rings with plenty of juniper and licorice upfront, followed by lavender and citrus peel. Finishes smooth and mellow.
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This is a London dry style gin produced by Sipsmith in England. Sipsmith releases a portfolio of products that is both wide, and interesting, although very little of it sees distribution to my slice of the Midwest. I am told that is changing soon, but I havent seen a ton hit the shelves yet. Anyways, this is made in the traditional style, via pot still, in very small batches according to Sipsmith.
Lemon peel, vibrant coriander. Lots of white pepper, light juniper. Sweet cream, mild earthiness.
Thin mouth feel, no real heat. Light anise, cardamom, rosewater, vanilla cream. Light pepper, some hardy juniper structure. nice overall. Nothing super in your face, well balanced.
Short, no heat. Sweet orange peel, herbal anise, one final wave goodbye from the juniper.
Really solid gin. This was nice neat, enjoyable in a variety of cocktails (favorite was a gimlet with guava float) and as a complement to other spirits.
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