Willibald Farm Distillery
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
David T. Smith
Deep, rich malted barley and oats. Woody juniper, cedar and spice; ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Complex and delightful.
A buttery start, with crème brûlée and toffee yoghurt. A light salinity develops, before coriander and citrus with black and menthol pepper. Earthy roots and baking spice.
Long and lingering, with crisp juniper, peppermint, chocolate, violet and rose; all reminiscent of posh chocolate cremes.
Superbly complex and a joy to drink neat and explore. A great sipping gin.
Robust and woody with leather, resinous spruce and damp vegetal notes. Ginger, dark chocolate, liquorice, cinnamon, clove, fennel and herbal aromas appear.
Fiery and spicy. Chocolate, liquorice, anise and rich fruit cake with vanilla, ginger and bitter orange.
Smooth and creamy with honeyed vanilla, all-spice and chocolate lingering.
Pale gold in colour from the cask, it could be sipped neat. Otherwise, try a Moscow Mule (50ml gin, 20ml lime juice, mint, ice and ginger beer in a copper mug).