Gin

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 …

Review #931 – Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Gin

“Barr Hill Gin is our ode to the hardworking bees of the Northeast. Each batch is distilled in our custom-built botanical extraction still. The juniper-forward botanicals are brought to a perfect balance by the floral depth of the raw honey. The results are distinctive and unparalleled. How do we extract such complexity from simple raw materials? Our secrets are kept in the hive.” – Caledonia Website