Gin

Review #1105 – Magellan Gin

​Review #1105 | Gin Review #14 – Magellan Gin The Schtick: Despite hosting what may be the most decrepit website on the net, Magellan gin brings some neat things to the table. First off, it’s blue. Second, it is made with 11 botanicals: cloves, Iris root and flower, juniper, cinnamon, cassia, orange peel, coriander, licorice, grains …

Review #1067 – Tanqueray Rangpur Gin

​Review #1067 | Gin Review #12 – Tanqueray Rangpur Gin The Schtick: This is a gin produced by Tanqueray that is made with a blend of rangpur lime juice and other botanicals. Distiller: Tanqueray Bottler: Tanqueray ABV: 41.3% ABV Age: N/A Nose: Limes, vanilla, honey, pepper, faint brine, crisp lemon zest. Faint clove. Taste: Medium mouth feel. Sweet and effervescent. Lots of …

Review #1064 – Phillip’s Gin

​Review #1064 | Gin Review #11 – Phillips Gin The Schtick: This is a gin distilled and released by the Phillips Distilling Company. Distiller: Phillips Distilling Company Bottler: Phillips Distilling Company ABV: 40% ABV Age: N/A Nose: Ethanol, faint sweetness. Light juniper. Very muted depth beyond ethanol. Taste: Hot and thin, with lots of pepper, a faint plastic astringency and sugar. Finish: Short, …

Review #935 – Sipsmith London Dry Gin

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 haven’t 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.

Review #933 – Black Friar Distillery: Plymouth Gin

​Review #933 | Gin Review #6 – Black Friar Distillery Plymouth Gin The Schtick: A gin distilled using a blend of seven exotic botanicals, water sourced from Dartmoor and grains. Distiller: Black Friar Distillery (Plymouth) Bottler: Black Friar Distillery (Plymouth) ABV: 41.2% ABV Nose: Juniper, soft floral notes, vanilla butter cream, faint orange peel. Taste: Thin to medium mouth feel. Light …