Makar Old Tom Gin

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alc./vol: 43%

Proof: 86°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

This Scottish old tom is distilled in Glasgow with botanicals including juniper, angelica, black pepper, liquorice, coriander, orange peel, lemon peel, sweet almond and honey.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 18/09/2017

Appearance:

Crystal clear.

Aroma:

Piney juniper, linseed oil putty (angelica perhaps) and black liquorice with zesty citrus.

Taste:

Juniper forward (piney) with woody angelica, sweet almond, black pepper spice and delicate citrus.

Aftertaste:

Zesty citrus, piney juniper and cracked black pepper spice with faint nutty linseed.

Overall:

A beautifully balanced, very characterful gin which is reassuringly dry in character for an old tom. Juniper forward with pleasing nutty linseed notes. The use of black pepper adds a pronounced spice which slightly detracts from other more delicate botanicals.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 060411 500143
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

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