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Reviews for 2021

April 2021 - Gin

April 2021 - Gin
This month's Spirits feature is Gin

Gin Reviews

Mahon Gin
95 points
$32
Gin
A garden of vivid aromas charm and entice the imbiber to the glass; a spectacular gin for martinis.
An Dúlamán Santa Ana Armada Strength Barrel Aged Gin
95 points
$49
A rich and complex barrel-aged gin that will inspire endless cocktail experimentation.
JUNíPERO Gin
94 points
$34
Gin
A bold, in-your-face gin with fresh herbal flavors and an elegant edge.
Herman Jansen Notaris 3 Genever
94 points
$42
A lively, leathery tongue-tingling aged genever that will pop in cocktails.
Awards: 2021 Best Genever
Ghost Coast Burl Gin
93 points
$22
Best Buy
A beautifully integrated nouveau style gin with a sleek, evocative floral character and restrained juniper presence.
93 points $22 Best Buy
Herman Jansen Notaris Bartenders Choice Genever
93 points
$32
A nicely layered genever that will provide complexity in cocktails.
Battle Standard 142 Navy Strength Gin
93 points
$34
A bold and appealing gin with flavor that will cut through in cocktails.
Four Pillars Olive Leaf Gin
93 points
$34
A delightful gin that will play nicely neat and in cocktails.
Zuidam Rye Genever
93 points
$39
A robust well-aged genever with lots of spicy herbal character for sipping or cocktails.
G’Vine Nouaison Gin
93 points
$49
A superb gin bursting with fresh floral and spicy botanicals anchored by a delicious fruity foundation.
Scottish Kings Highland Dry Gin
93 points
$50
A wonderfully bright and creamy gin with artfully balanced citrus and botanicals; a must for shaken cocktails.
BOODLES Original London Dry Gin
92 points
$26
A potent potable with rich mouthfeel and pleasant herbaceousness.
Gin Lane 1751 London Dry Gin
92 points
$29
Classic gin botanicals shine in this easy-to-use tippler; try in ANY gin cocktail.
Gin XII Dry Gin
92 points
$32
A solid, chameleon-like gin that will be versatile.
Zuidam Old 3 Barrel Rested Genever
92 points
$39
A seamless and satisfying aged genever with complex, finely meshed flavors and a long warming finish; genever for whisky fans.
G’Vine Floraison Gin
92 points
$44
A sweet and stylish gin with big green notes and fruity character.
Absaroka Double Cask Barrel Aged Gin
92 points
$48
A superb barrel-aged gin bursting with a cornucopia of flavors.
Member’s Mark London Dry Gin
90 points
$16.98
Best Buy
Classic flavors shine in this rock-solid gin bottled at a cocktail-friendly proof; exceptional versatility and dry style.
90 points $16.98 Best Buy
Boone County Jail Barrel Aged Gin
90 points
$29
A distinctive flavor journey; a perfumed, powdery floral nose leads into a robust and spicy palate.
Florence Field Gin
90 points
$32
Gin
An anise and citrus forward gin with a wonderful sleek texture.
Ólafsson Icelandic Gin
90 points
$35
Classic botanicals in fresh and contemporary style; this is a rock solid gin for most any cocktail.
Bulldog Gin
89 points
$28
Gin
A light and cucumber-inflected gin that will work in all manner of warm-weather cocktails.
Modern Love Gin
89 points
$32
Gin
An elegant floral gin with a wonderful tropical tonality.
Georgian Bay Gin
89 points
$34
Gin
A delicious, round and substantial gin with a kaleidoscope of herbaceous, floral and chewy flavors.
Kavalan Gin
89 points
$34.99
Gin
An intriguing ride of savory, floral, and sweet aromas and flavors keeps this rather unique gin top-of-mind for sipping or creative cocktail play.
89 points $34.99
Gin Lane 1751 Royal Strength Gin
89 points
$37
A balanced and penetrating gin that will provide a rock solid foundation for rich cocktail creation.
Zuidam Old 5 Barrel Rested Genever
89 points
$44
A smooth and even genever that will appeal to blended bourbon and Scotch whisky fans.
Herman Jansen Notaris Bartenders Choice Rome Genever
89 points
$49
A rock-solid aged genever that will be versatile.
Ferdinand’s Saar Dry Gin
89 points
$64
A citrusy and grassy gin that will perk up cocktails; this is a contemporary and bold take that will offer a wide array of cocktail play options.
Great Basin 2021 Bristlecone Gin
88 points
$21
A creamy grainy gin with mellow fruit and understated spice flavors.
Zuidam Old 1 Barrel Rested Genever
88 points
$24
A mellow, creamy genever that will be a nice even canvas for cocktails.
Wild Roots Spirits London Dry Gin
88 points
$27
A nice creamy grainy gin for artisan cocktails.
Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin
88 points
$32
A well-balanced and vivacious gin with heavy warm spice notes complimented by delicate citrus.
Empress 1908 Original Indigo Gin
88 points
$39
A nice creamy gin that will glide effortless in a solo flight or in cocktails.
Yu Gin
88 points
$45
Gin
A bold and herbaceous gin with a fresh, contemporary style.
Wild Roots Spirits Cucumber & Grapefruit Infused Gin
87 points
$27
A fun and flavor packed cucumber gin that will be great in summer cocktails.
Death’s Door Gin
87 points
$29
Gin
An herbaceous, aquavit-like gin with bold spices.
Maplewood Spruce Gin
87 points
$34
A robust in your face gin for bold cocktail play.
McQueen & the Violet Fog Gin
87 points
$34.99
Gin
A cucumber-inflected, sweet and floral gin that radiates springtime.
87 points $34.99
Gin Lane 1751 Old Tom Gin
87 points
$37
A curious aquavit like gin for exotic savory cocktails.
Championz Gin
87 points
$38
Gin
A lovely floral gin with a solid earthy herbal backbone that will be a handy choice for effortless cocktailing.
Bertha’s Revenge Irish Milk Gin Small Batch Gin
87 points
$39
An in-your-face, spicy gin with huge cumin notes and flavors of south Asia
Rademon Estate Distillery Shortcross Gin
87 points
$39
A round and warming gin that will perk up cocktails.
New Amsterdam Stratusphere Gin
86 points
$15
Best Buy
A citrusy and friendly gin for gin novices.
86 points $15 Best Buy
Bartram’s Gin
86 points
$19
Gin
A fruit genever like gin for fall cocktails.
Damrak Amsterdam Gin
86 points
$22
A pleasant, low-key, orangy gin that will appeal to vodka drinkers.
INDOGGO Strawberry Flavored Gin
86 points
$29
A pleasant strawberry flavored gin for summer cocktails.
Gin Lane 1751 Victoria Pink Gin
86 points
$32
A sturdy grain-forward gin with a gentle mist of cranberry-like fruitiness.
Luxardo Sour Cherry Flavored Gin
86 points
$36
A nice fruity sloe-gin-like gin with good balance and length.
Spirit of HVEN Navy Strength Gin
86 points
$62
A bold and bouncy gin for cocktails.
Boone County Jail Gin
85 points
$26
Gin
A concentrated, floral and funky gin that brings something truly different to your home bar.
Modern Love Reserve Barrel Aged Gin
85 points
$35
A rich, fruity, creamy Barrel Aged Gin fun for stirred and shaken cocktails.
Silent Pool Gin
85 points
$4495
Gin
A fun, fruity and distinctive gin for bubbly summer cocktails.
85 points $4495
June by G’Vine Royal Pear & Cardamom Flavored Gin
84 points
$29
A curious, rambunctious flavored gin for daredevil cocktails.
BOODLES Rhubarb & Strawberry Flavored Gin
84 points
$30
A candied berry flavored gin for punches and spritzes.
Bluecoat Elderflower Flavored Dry Gin
84 points
$32
A curious citrusy gin for cocktail play.
An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin
84 points
$35
A piquant gin.
Fellows Gin Gin
84 points
$35
Gin
A somewhat dusty, grainy, genever-like gin for sipping on the rocks.
June by G’Vine Wild Peach & Summer Fruits Flavored Gin
83 points
$29
A thick, sweet Flavored Gin with piles of fruit flavor.
Rhodium Foragers Gin
83 points
$37
A savory, brackish Gin for creative cocktail play.
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