Bethany Whymark David T. Smith Issue 14 Tastings

Hyke Gin – Signature Series Orange

Hyke Gin Signature Series Orange

Hyke Gin

Signature Series Orange

Foxhole Spirits

ABV: 38%
Country: England
Style: Flavoured 
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: UK

David T. Smith

Rich orange notes with a spiced complexity courtesy of cinnamon and nutmeg. This instantly brings to mind hot cross buns and some great Christingle oranges. 

Lovely, oily citrus notes with both orange and grapefruit, as well as a balanced sweetness that allows the underlying gin to shine through.

Classic gin notes on the finish, joined by underlying gingerbread spice and oily orange.

A brilliant example of what a fruit gin should be, with both gin and fruit in perfect equilibrium.



Bethany Whymark

A great mix of baking spices, orange and syrupy sweetness combine to give a very cake-like impression – a mix between carrot cake, Battenberg and spiced lebkuchen.

Starts off with big carrot cake flavours, baking spices and orange zest, this time mixed with juniper. As it goes on, it gets stickier and sweeter.

Sweet orange notes take over the spices here.

A really promising nose which the palate just about kept up with. It could make a nice match for ginger ale.



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