58.8 Navy Strength Gin
Four Pillars Distillery
Style: Navy Strength
Price per bottle: £41-60 (US$54-79)
David T. Smith
Zesty citrus bursts forth from the glass, alongside cracked coriander and a touch of lime sorbet.
Lovely intensity with lime marmalade up front followed by sweet baking spice and a floral earthiness. A lovely integration of alcohol, making this incredibly accessible given the higher ABV.
More citrus on the finish with a long, lingering flavour and a little oiliness.
With lots of bright, lively notes and a lime-forward nature, this would make a great Gimlet or, even better, a Gin Rickey.
This is almost effervescent with bursts of orange spilling out on first nose. Citrus notes follow with a nod to lime and potentially a little vanilla.
I am loving this – the rich and jammy orange is still packing a punch, but is nicely calmed by the addition of a little hit of anise before that creamy vanilla note makes another appearance.
It’s no surprise that the citrus is the lasting impression here.
I want to pour this over a sponge cake for ultimate heaven… I might need a moment.