Portobello Road Gin
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: UK, USA, EU
David T. Smith
All-in-all, a classic nose with earthy violet and a touch of spice there.
Good alcohol integration and a smooth, buttery character. Green pine on the palate, before sweeter, biscuity notes of anise and coriander.
The sweetness from the palate disappears, leaving the finish dry with a tiny prickle of alcohol and resinous pine.
A pleasant gin on the border of Classic and Contemporary that I look forward to trying in a Negroni.
Earthy spice, musky angelica and juniper with a fresh grating of orange zest and a hint of florality.
Zesty orange and lemon, a pleasing grainy sweetness, and piney notes. Coriander spice gives a bit of warmth to it.
It’s a decent length, with a gentle hum of warmth with fragrant spice and juniper notes.
A solid gin with classic character that would work well in a Mule with ginger ale and lime.