Aged: No age statement
The seeds of the angelica flower and the flowers of Arctic Thyme are two of the most prominent botanicals in Himbrimi Gin. Apparently, although Arctic Thyme is closely related to common Thyme, “it has a strong sweet scent that resembles lavender.”
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 01/11/2017
(sample bottle batch No.6, bottle: 492) Clear but with sediment in suspension, deep coppery amber.
Pine cones, clove and vanilla with herbal and floral notes.
Herbal and spicy with bitter resinous pine, clove, black tea-like tannins and floral notes. Faint honeyed sweetness partially balances bitterness.
Long herbal finish with lingering lightly bitter pine and tannins.
Flavouring by cold infusion (the maceration of botanicals in neutral spirit) rather than re-distillation gives this old tom gin a golden aged-like appearance. Bitter notes extracted during infusion somewhat mask attractive floral notes.