Bethany Whymark David T. Smith Issue 18 Tastings

Juniper Grove – American Dry Gin

Juniper Grove American Dry Gin

Juniper Grove

American Dry Gin

Bently Heritage Estate Spirits


ABV: 46.0%
Country: US
Style: Classic 
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: US


David T. Smith

Nose
Succulent, fruity notes of mango and berries are accompanied by spicy citrus.

Palate
A thick texture with a slightly woody smokiness from the juniper is followed by honeyed notes and a gradually building oaky spice. 

Finish
Earthy angelica on the finish with gentle notes of violet and a hint of pepperiness.

Comments
A well-made gin with plenty of character. Its light sweetness suggests that a Gin Old-Fashioned would be
a good fit.

Score

7.8


Bethany Whymark

Nose
Creamy, like rhubarb and custard chewy sweets. Rich vanilla crème brûlée. Sweet oranges and cherries, and a little cacao, then slightly green juniper notes.

Palate
Baking spices (and a little sponge cake), oily orange and juniper. Creamy vanilla and cacao morph into dark chocolate. More cherry notes. Nice hum of the alcohol.

Finish
Mid-length and drying with a little sweetness and citrus.

Comments
Lovely complexity. The sweet yet stout character of this would lend it well to a short, simple serve.

Score

8.9


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