Blackwood's Vintage Dry Gin 60 Limited Edition

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5060069050212
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Blackwood's Vintage Dry Gin 60 Limited Edition

Produced by: Made in Scotland by Unknown Producer
UK distribution by: Hi-Spirits
UK consumer PR by: Shiel Porter Communications
UK trade PR by: Shiel Porter Communications
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alc./vol: 60%

Proof: 120°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Distilled on the Scottish mainland using hand-harvested Shetland botanicals, as the name suggests this Blackwood's ‘vintage’ edition varies slightly year by year and is bottled at a premium strength of 60% alc./vol., apparently a reference to Shetland being at a latitude of 60 degrees north.
The botanicals used from Shetland include: coriander, wild water mint, angelica root and meadowsweet flowers.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 15/07/2012


(Bottle No. 05/04/0044 summer 2005) Clear, transparent with faint green tinge.


Peppery alcohol prickle and pungent pine forest fresh juniper with lemon meringue pie filling and grains-of-paradise spice.


(reduced to 43%) clean, heavily juniper led palate with floral notes of lavender and parma violets, earthy cold stewed tea and plenty of cleansing peppery spice.


Lavender and pine-ey juniper with lingering cracked black pepper spice.

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