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Reviews for 2022

April 2022 - Gin

April 2022 - Gin
This month's Spirits feature is Gin

Gin Reviews

Elephant Navy Strength Gin
96 points
A powerfully delicious, full-throttle gin with deep layers of flavor and a long seemingly endless finish.
Awards: 2022 Best Navy Strength Gin
Martin Miller’s Westbourne Strength Gin
96 points
$37
A rich and artfully balanced gin with delicate juniper notes and robust fruit and spice flavors; a great choice for elevating cocktails.
Awards: 2022 Best Gin
Martin Miller’s Summerful Gin
95 points
$33
A remarkably potent and pleasurable full throttle gin that will be superb in classic cocktails.
Bristow Gin
95 points
$34
Gin
A dry stately gin with deep savory, sylvan flavors for serious cocktails.
Copperworks Distilling Company Northwest Cask Finished Gin Release No. 045
95 points
$44
A great barrel aged gin with cascading waves of flavor and finesse.
Awards: 2022 Best Barrel Aged Gin
Krooked Tusker Distillery The QKA Navy Gin
95 points
$45
A bold yet charming navy strength that will amp up robust cocktails.
Barrister Dry Gin
94 points
$19
Best Buy
A refreshing delicious and citrus-and-herb-forward gin that will be great in a Collin or long drinks.
94 points $19 Best Buy
StilL630 Volsteads Folly American Gin
94 points
$27
A penetrating, floral and juniper-forward gin for creative cocktail play.
Martin Miller’s Gin
94 points
$29
Gin
A silky and seamless gin with nuanced fruit and floral tones well suited for sophisticated craft cocktails.
Cathedral Ledge Distillery Barrel Aged Gin
94 points
$34
A rock solid barrel-aged gin that will be quite versatile.
Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin
94 points
$34
A fine balance of subtle yet present botanicals makes this versatile savory gin a natural choice for elegant cocktails.
Atian Rose Gin
94 points
$49.99
A soft, oily, superbly balanced floral-accented gin with great drinkability, neat, on ice, or in shaken or long cocktails.
94 points $49.99
Martin Miller’s 9 Moons Solera Reserve Barrel Aged Gin
94 points
$59
A supple and elegant barrel aged gin with a delicious range of well balanced flavors.
Archie Rose Distillers Strength Gin
94 points
$74
A brooding and serene navy strength gin for contemplative cocktails.
Elephant London Dry Gin
93 points
A dry, earthy gin perfect for cocktails with tonic.
Vim & Petal American Dry Gin
93 points
$28
A charming berry-accented, genever-like gin that will be perfect for spring and summer cocktails.
Cathedral Ledge Distillery Organic Gin
93 points
$29
A suave, appetizing gin that will play nicely in cocktails or on the rocks.
Conniption American Dry Gin
93 points
$29
A rich, spicy, well balanced gin that will be extremely versatile.
North Shore Distillery Gin No. 6
93 points
$30
A powerfully delicious gin with captivatingly fresh, 3-D flavors; impressive!
New Deal Distillery Barrel-Rested Old Tom Gin
93 points
$34
A robust, not-too-sweet Old Tom gin with barrel influence that will add rich layers of flavor to classic cocktails, gin or whisky.
Georgetown Gin Texas Dry Gin
93 points
$35
A complex and layered, subtly smoky gin with a sylvan juniper backbone.
Tiger Gin
93 points
$35
Gin
A supple gin with well meshed creamy fruit and spice flavors, perfect for summer cocktails.
ChainBridge Distillery Gin
93 points
$37
Gin
A unique ginger and citrus driven gin with a floral center, silky texture and refreshing tingle.
Copperworks Distilling Company Northwest Gin Batch No. 034
93 points
$38
A rich and spicy gin with a great interplay of grain, herb, and spice tones from the nose through to the long, lingering finish.
Elephant Orange & Cocoa Gin
92 points
A delightfully pure and finesseful orange flavored gin that will be fun to experiment with in creative cocktail play.
Awards: 2022 Best Flavored Gin
Highclere Castle London Dry Gin
92 points
$39
A dainty, creamy gin with a pinpoint flavor and balance for a variety of applications.
Fords London Dry Gin
91 points
$24
Best Buy
A classic, bold London Dry gin that hits all the notes.
91 points $24 Best Buy
Martin Miller’s Winterful Gin
91 points
$33
A rich, fruity and spicy gin that will elevate cocktails.
Conniption Navy Strength Gin
91 points
$39
A bold, yet very balanced and approachable navy strength gin that will pop brilliantly in cocktails.
Alkkemist Gin Distilled by the Light of the Full Moon
91 points
$44
A dainty, floral gin that will be a good pivot for vodka drinkers.
Tarquin’s Cornish Dry Gin
91 points
$49
A warm and savory gin perfect for fall and winter cocktails.
Chapter One London Dry Gin
90 points
$29
A spice cabinet of intriguing flavors!
Ramsbury Single Estate London Dry Gin
90 points
$39
A concentrated, somewhat floral gin with persevering juniper notes.
The Botanist Islay Dry Gin
90 points
$40
A delicate yet deep gin with a fine array of lingering, ethereal botanicals.
Archie Rose Signature Dry Gin
90 points
$59
A delightfully spicy and spry gin that will be great canvas for clever cocktails.
Dogfish Head Distilling Co Compelling Gin
89 points
$29.99
A boldly herbal juniper forward gin for winter cocktails.
89 points $29.99
Barrister Organic Gin
89 points
$30
A smooth, polished, gin for sipping and egg white cocktails.
Ventura Spirits Wilder Gin
89 points
$30
A nice fruit and floral leading gin with pastry like nuances.
Copper Cat Batch No. 2 Gin
89 points
$38
A bold, distinctive gin that presents a panoply of brash foresty aromas and flavors.
Rabbit Hole Batch 003 Barrel Finished Gin
89 points
$49
A flavor-packed barrel-aged gin with plenty to offer gin and whisky fans.
Beattie’s Distillers Potato Gin Batch 18
88 points
$17
Best Buy
A clean, smooth and balanced, easy drinking gin.
88 points $17 Best Buy
Wembley Crown Gin
88 points
$28
Gin
A vibrant anise-forward gin with a solid juniper and citrus backbone for classic cocktails.
Bluecoat American Dry Gin
88 points
$29
A bold, savory and earthy gin to bolster high-proof cocktails.
Tenjaku Japanese Gin
88 points
$29
A polished, mellow, earthy gin that will excel in creamy gin cocktails.
Western Reserve Distillers Organic Gin Batch 006
88 points
$29
A creamy, almost dessert like gin for creamy cocktails.
HMB Distillery Small Batch Vapor Infused Gin
88 points
$32
A lively, tingling, citrus-forward gin for summer cocktails.
ChainBridge Distillery Florida Barreled Aged Gin
88 points
$39
A vibrant, warming, and citrusy barrel-aged gin that will be fun to work into creative cocktails.
Wembley London Dry Gin
87 points
$12
Best Buy
A mellow creamy gin for sipping or citrusy cocktails.
87 points $12 Best Buy
Lockwood Distilling Company Texas Style Gin
87 points
$22
A somewhat brash and bitter gin for a Negronis and tonics.
StilL630 Two Step Gin
87 points
$27
A boldly floral gin with a some nice tropical fruit notes for delicate cocktails.
Bo & Ivy Gin
87 points
$29
Gin
A gentle and even gin for sipping or spring cocktails.
Asbury Park Distilling Co. Gin
87 points
$30
Gin
An easy-drinking gin that would be a nice introduction to the category.
Santa Fe Spirits Wheelers Western Dry Gin
87 points
$30
A mild and easy drinking Asian accent gin that will be nice in a Collins.
The Gin Foundry Europa London Dry Gin
87 points
$34
A spicy, fruity gin that's very versatile.
Citadelle Jardin DÉté Gin
86 points
$24
A spry lemon gin for summer cocktails.
Roku Gin
86 points
$24
Gin
A soft, easy, earthy gin for savory cocktails.
Waterpocket Temple Of The Moon Gin
86 points
$24
A charming citrusy gin for fruity cocktails.
StilL630 American Navy Strength Gin
86 points
$29
A spunky, high-octane, citrus and floral forward gin that will cut through in cocktails like a hot knife.
Wembley Strawberry Pink Gin
85 points
$12
A berry-like flavored gin for Cosmos and carefree sipping on the rocks.
The Gin Foundry Far East London Dry Gin
85 points
$34
A demure but peppery gin for classic cocktails.
Barrister Orange Gin
84 points
$23
A fun, fruit forward orange gin for vodka fans.
Bluecoat Barrel-Finished Dry Gin
84 points
$33
An audaciously wood forward barrel aged gin for whisky cocktails.
Glendalough Rose Flavored Gin
84 points
$34
An unusually earthy floral accent gin.
Copperworks Distilling Company Plum Infused Gin Release No. 001
84 points
$59
An intriguing cola-like flavored gin for creative cocktail play and vermouth fans.
Milea Estate Chardonnay Barrel Aged Gin
83 points
$32
A perplexing barrel aged gin with plenty of pine, petrol and pepper notes.
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