Battle Standard 142 American Dry Gin Barrel Finished

Barrel-Aged Gin

KO Distilling // Virginia, USA

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Named after the founders' alma mater, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the only federal academy authorized to fly a Battle Standard in memory of the 142 Cadet/Midshipmen who lost their lives during World War II. Distilled in 500-gallon batches, Battle Standard uses eight botanicals including juniper, cinnamon, orange peel, grains of paradise, angelica, cardamom, coriander and orris root. Made in the contemporary/modern style which is to use less juniper to highlight the other botanicals. The gin is aged briefly in used bourbon barrels and is bottled at 90 proof.

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  • abv
    45.0
  • Barrel-Aged Gin
    Gin which spends some time in barrels, generally not more than a few months at a time, although there is no legal definition for this style.
  • Cask Type
    used bourbon barrels