Signature Dry Gin
Archie Rose Distilling Co.
Price per bottle: £41-60 (US$54-79)
David T. Smith
A little sweetness with some jammy – almost marmalade-like – citrus and fruit notes.
A clean and cleanly distilled gin with juniper and pine up front followed by earthy angelica and a hint of sweet and very rooty liquorice.
Sweet, floral, earthy orris on the finish with a dash of mint chocolate
A relatively classic gin with a good texture and smooth complexity. The slightly sappy juniper flavours are particularly fine.
Rich and sweet, cut through by lemon citrus notes and maybe a hint of mint.
That little hint of mint has grown up here, giving me the old-school sweet shop vibes, with jars of humbugs and liquorice laces. Classic notes of piney juniper round this out.
The richness isn’t as apparent, but the sweetness of the nose returns – only to be outdone by lingering juniper.
This is just all-round enjoyable, nicely crafted and made to be sipped in good company.