David T. Smith Felicity Murray Issue Five Tastings

Aber Falls – Orange Marmalade Gin


Aber Falls

Orange Marmalade Gin

Aber Falls Distillers


ABV: 41.3%
Country: UK
Style: Flavoured 
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
Availability: Worldwide


David T. Smith

Nose
Bitter orange with spice and a touch of orange blossom. Bold and aromatic.

Palate
Zesty – almost fizzy – citrus with both lemon and orange upfront, similar to a St. Clements soda. Followed by more botanical notes such as juniper and angelica. Sweet – midway between gin and a liqueur.

Finish
A zingy, zesty finish with a hint of grapefruit that lingers.

Comments
A sweet and comforting gin; a good choice for drinks as the nights draw in, this would work well in a toddy.

Score

7.2


Felicity Murray

Nose
Tingling sweet and bitter oranges with honey and pine.

Palate
Powerful and juicy, with a hefty kick of bittersweet orange, nicely balanced by earthy juniper and warm, peppery spices.  

Finish
Marmalade with ginger, sweet and sour, warm and spicy, mouth watering and tingly. 

Comments
Dangerously moreish. A great sipping gin – enjoy over ice – but it will also hold its own in a G&T, making a delicate and refreshing long drink with a fresh orange edge. Garnish with a ring of orange peel.

Score

8.8


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