About Gin and Genever from Australia

About Gin  and  Genever from Australia
There are numerous types of spirits produced in Australia, from fruit, honey and coffee liqueurs to vodka to single malt whiskeys. While the industry is not well known, it is growing in leaps and bounds and recently, there has been a lot of publicity for the single malts produced in the southern island of Tasmania. Look for more spirits and liqueurs from Australia to hit the US market and receive much more media attention.

Top Picks for Australia

Gin and Genever

Four Pillars Olive Leaf Gin
93 points
$34
Clear color. Inviting aromas and flavors of mango-sultana spice cake, BBQ sweet potato chip, rosemary herb muffin, and sappy pine and wax with a silky, bright, dryish medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long finish with accents of vanilla banana milk and pound cake with juniper jam. A delightful Gin that will play nicely neat and in cocktails.
Archie Rose Distillers Strength Gin
93 points
$99
Clear color. Interesting aromas and flavors of pine sap and blossom, winter melon, dried herbs in a wood bowl, and mulberry-rhubarb shrub with a glycerous, vibrant, medium-full body and a warming, delightful, medium-long finish with notes of spicy citrus herb cake, hint of BBQ rub, star anise-yuzu relish, and microgreens. A powerful and engaging high octane Gin with balance and fresh herbal panache.
Archie Rose Signature Dry Gin
89 points
$79
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of berry candies, key lime pie, florist’s shop, allspice berry, and clover blossom with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, captivating, medium-length finish evoking notes of oregano, lime leaf, and bay. A distinctive Gin with a delicate balance of sweet fruit aromas and a savory and herbaceous underbelly.
Vantage Botanical Spirit
89 points
$46
Clear color. Aromas of lemongrass, crystalized lemon peel, and ginger with a silky, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, captivating, medium-length peppercorn, candied yuzu, and lemon-poppyseed muffin finish. Bright, decadent spirit to boost body and lemony flavor in classic, multi-component cocktails
Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin
88 points
$32
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of allspice, cardamom, sweet tobacco, pine, and cinnamon with a satiny, vibrant, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-long finish with accents of lemon zest, wintergreen, cardamom, and ginger. A well-balanced and vivacious Gin with heavy warm spice notes complemented by delicate citrus.