Category: Damson liqueurs
Product of: United Kingdom
Launched in June 2016, Foxdenton Damson Gin liqueur is made by steeping damsons in London dry gin with sugar. As the label suggests, serve with chilled champagne – a combo known as a Damn Shame.
Sampled on 05/07/2016
Clear, scarlet red.
Jammy red berry/damson fruit with cherry, light black pepper spice, clove and faint rose petal.
Rich jammy damson fruit with raspberry and cherry, balanced by fruit tannins, clove and light black pepper spice.
Sweet damson and blackcurrant finish with some cleansing tart acidity, tannins and black pepper.
Rich jammy damson fruit but this liqueur is more complex and satisfying than that with other berry fruit favours and faint floral notes. Fruit tannins and light black pepper spice add balance.
Closure: Synthetic stopper