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Malfy

Malfy
Rosa Pink Grapefruit Gin

Category: Flavored Gin

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 41%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$28

Malfy
Rosa Pink Grapefruit Gin

Category: Flavored Gin

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 41%
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of pink grapefruit, under ripe grapefruit, candied red grapefruit, and lemon verbena with an crisp, dryish medium body and a warming, appealing, carefree finish revealing touches of candied red grapefruit, pink cotton candy, bubble gum dust, and whisper of mint and green herb. Solid for a flavored Gin; integrates well without completely losing the identity of Gin while adding some fun, playful, fruity flavors.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: pink grapefruit, under ripe grapefruit, candied red grapefruit, and lemon verbena
Taste Flavor: candied red grapefruit, pink cotton candy, bubble gum dust, and whisper of mint and green herb
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Carefree
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Solid for a flavored Gin; integrates well without completely losing the identity of Gin while adding some fun, playful, fruity flavors.

The Producer or Importer

Pernod Ricard USA

The Producer or  Importer
250 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10177
USA
1 914-848-4800

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Flavored Gin

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Serve in a Rocks Glass
All gins are flavored, however Flavored Gin is a white spirit that is flavored with juniper berries and so-called botanicals (a varied assortment of herbs and spices) and additional fruit or floral flavors or essences. The spirit base of Gin is primarily grain (usually wheat or rye), which results in a light-bodied spirit.

The chief flavoring agent in Gin is the highly aromatic blue-green berry of the juniper, a low-slung evergreen bush (genus Juniperus) that is commercially grown in northern Italy, Croatia, the United States and Canada. Additional botanicals can include anise, angelica root, cinnamon, orange peel, coriander, and cassia bark. All Gin makers have their own secret combination of botanicals, the number of which can range from as few as four to as many as 15.