Spirit of Hven
Spirit of Hven Backafallsbyn
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
David T. Smith
Chocolate orange posset – creamy and gently sweet. Chocolate-covered coconut, coriander seed and vanilla.
A graceful spirit in texture and complexity. Dotted cream with orange
zest, Belgian chocolate with stem ginger and a twinkle of green resin.
Cracked black pepper and coriander linger, accompanied by dryness of
An indulgent spirit and, while many tasting notes are confectionery in nature, this spirit has a very balanced sweetness.
Juniper, almonds, lemon peel, peppercorns, and a slight mustiness.
Balanced and smooth. Flavours evolve with citrus to start then peppery spices that bestow a gentle warmth, leaving a hint of vanilla, grain and wood.
Pleasant with juniper, vanilla and sweet liquorice.
Could easily be sipped neat. Subtle flavours are warming without being too ginny or with alcohol burn. Shake with ice, pour through a strainer into a martini glass and garnish with loganberry.