Closure: Synthetic stopper
Product of: United Kingdom
Launched in 2012, the is the first modern day gin to be produced in Sussex (although distilled in Cambridge) and was launched in 2012. Based on 100% British wheat neutral spirit, infused and distilled with 11 botanicals including: Read more
Sampled on 02/03/2017
Cracked black pepper, pine, coriander and lemongrass. Faint note of nut and hairspray.
Juniper leads the piney palate with obvious silver birch influences. It’s an attractive palate with subtle nut, earthiness, citrus and faint sweet red berry notes.
Cleansing pepper, pine and silver birch finish.
We found the nose off-putting but then were surprised by just how much we liked the taste of this silver birch influenced gin. Although bottled at a mere 37.5% alc./vol. Blackdown is also we’ll-priced compared to some other “craft” gins.