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

Archie Rose Distillers Strength Gin
94 points
$74
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of deep fried pickle, lit lemongrass and palo santo candle, bbq sweet potato chip, and kelp and nori with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a warming, elegant, very long finish that exhibits suggestions of juniper jelly on toasted pumpernickel, honeyed citrus and fruits, and sweet and peppery spices. A brooding and serene navy strength gin for contemplative cocktails.
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 Signature Dry Gin
90 points
$59
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of gingerbread, honeyed cherry orange muffin, pine needle and palo santo, and wet grain and stones with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, delightful, long finish with elements of tangerine marmalade, caramel frosted spice cake, good and plenty candy coating, and watermelon. A delightfully spicy and spry gin that will be great canvas for clever 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.