Category: Other Distilled Gins
Product of: United States
The original 209 spirits were made in the 1880s at a distillery on the Edge Hill wine estate. Over a century later (in 2000), Leslie Rudd found the old distillery building after buying the estate and was inspired to build a new distillery and create a new No. 209 Gin. Read more
Sampled on 19/02/2015
Bergamot orange zest, pungent green cardamom spice and fresh lavender. Juniper is subdued but very evident. Faint menthol notes.
Initial faint sweetness. Citrusy bergamot, lemon zest and rosewater with cardamom, juniper and cassia. The high alcohol content contributes weight and invigorating peppery notes. Water opens to reveal fresh menthol freshness.
Floral lavender rides a peppery juniper wave.
Refreshing and invigorating cardamom from start to long finish sets this distinctive but elegant gin apart.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap