De Borden Holland Gin

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 8 71092 161016
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Wax-sealed synthetic cork stopper

More about De Borden Holland Gin

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alc./vol: 40.8%

Proof: 81.6°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Netherlands Netherlands

This proudly Dutch gin is combines 17 year old malt wine with spirit distilled with traditional 19th century Holland gin botanicals and contemporary Dutch botanicals.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 07/05/2017

Appearance:

(sample bottle batch 06 / 0661) Crystal clear.

Aroma:

Bready malt, resinous pine, forest freshness, eucalyptus and black pepper spice.

Taste:

Oak and piney freshness, bready malt, star anise and liquorice with cracked black pepper.

Aftertaste:

Linseed oil and cricket bat woodiness emerge in the sweet malty, fresh black pepper spiced finish.

Overall:

An attractive combination of old-style genever maltiness and modern fresh resinous piney gin with star anise, liquorice and cracked black pepper.

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