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Cutwater Spirits

Cutwater Spirits
Barrel Rested Old Grove Gin

Category: Barrel Aged Gin

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 44%
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$29.99

Cutwater Spirits
Barrel Rested Old Grove Gin

Category: Barrel Aged Gin

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 44%
Brilliant gold color. Woody aromas of vanilla extract, butterscotch, spice cabinet, and milk and honey with an oily, soft, dryish medium body and a tingling, breezy vanilla cream, shy botanical, and sweet tea finish. An easy-going barrel-aged gin for non-gin drinkers.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spirity
Aroma Aroma: vanilla extract, butterscotch, spice cabinet, and milk and honey
Taste Flavor: vanilla cream, shy botanical, and sweet tea
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: Now in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Martinez, Gimlet, French 75
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An easy-going barrel-aged gin for non-gin drinkers.

The Producer

Cutwater Spirits

The Producer
9750 Distribution Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121
USA
1 858-672-3848

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Barrel Aged Gin

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Serve in a Shot Glass
Barrel-aged gin has become a trendy spirit produced by numerous artisan distillers in America. Actually they are bringing this tradition back as barrel-aged gin has been made on the Spanish island of Menorca for more than two hundred years, with white oak barrels being the preferred vessel.

The current barrel-aged gins made in America have a brown color, derived from the bourbon barrels in which it is matured. This technique gives these gins aromas of vanilla and caramel.

These gins are served either over ice or serve as the base of cocktails such as an Old Fashioned or Manhattan.

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