Bethany Whymark David T. Smith Issue 18 Tastings

Edinburgh Gin – Raspberry Gin

Edinburgh Gin Raspberry

Edinburgh Gin

Raspberry Gin

Edinburgh Gin


ABV: 40.0%
Country: Scotland
Style: Flavoured
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: Selected global markets


David T. Smith

Nose
Vibrantly red in colour and overflowing with sweet, jammy raspberry aromas accompanied by a hint of anise and underlying resinous pine. 

Palate
A balanced sweetness with any sugary notes quickly followed by more
dry raspberry ones, along with a nuttiness from the pips and
more botanical character developing.

Finish
A little sweeter than the palate, with a touch of vanilla butter cream before the fruitiness returns.

Comments
A jammy gin that I’d love to see in a Gimlet.

Score

7.8


Bethany Whymark

Nose
Flying Saucers and raspberry foam sweets. A little baking spice and rosewater, too, with a touch of shortcrust pastry.

Palate
The fruit and pastry notes combine to raspberry jam tarts, with a slight woody, herbaceous character underneath. Texture is a little cloying.

Finish
Not-too-sweet raspberry cordial, perhaps with a touch of lemon peel on the fairly short finish.

Comments
The pleasant, juicy raspberry character of this gin would be nice in a sparkling wine cocktail.

Score

7.6


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