The Whisky Exchange
Product of: Australia
In 2014, Jason Williams, then manager of Sydney's The Rock, told Cameron MacKenzie, the Four Pillars' distiller, he wanted a gin robust enough to shine in a Negroni. This is the result. Botanicals include Tasmanian pepperberry leaf, cinnamon, grains of paradise, organic blood oranges and ginger.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 15/07/2017
Juniper's pungent pine, lavender and camphor notes are followed by fragrant celery-like scents, cracked black pepper, candied ginger and zesty orange.
Warming and invigorating pepper and ginger spice hits the palate and continues to build, with piney juniper, orange oils, sweet lavender, and subtle sage-like coriander.
Long peppery spiced finish with lingering piney juniper more subtle orange zest.
This gin was specifically designed to be used in a Negroni and it does indeed make a cracking Negroni.