Chief Gowanus Traditional New Netherland Gin

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alc./vol:
44%

Proof:
88°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement 3 months

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Product of: Product of United States United States


To quote the informative back label, “Distilled in the old Dutch colony of Brooklyn from grains grown in New York State, Chief Gowanus is based on an early American recipe for making a version of “Holland gin” out of American rye whiskey. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 04/02/2016

Appearance

Clear, pale straw yellow.

Aroma

Nutty, oily, fresh hay bales, eucalyptus and yeasty freshly baked brown raison bread with dried fruit and cinnamon.

Taste

Dry buttery oak, spicy pine, brown bread and blackened fruitcake with hazelnut and powerful cinnamon and black pepper spice. Slightly oily mouthfeel.

Aftertaste

Dry spicy finish with pine, eucalyptus, bready burnt fruitcake, nutmeg and cinnamon spice. Distinct Dutch jenever character with powerful rye spice.

Overall

With its distinctive breadiness and spice, this Dutch style gin makes an interesting Martinez.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 8 57343 00315 7

More about Chief Gowanus New Netherland Gin

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