Comb 9 Gin
StillTheOne Distillery // New York, USA
Named in honor of founder/master distiller Ed Tiedge's wife, StillTheOne Distillery is the first distillery in operate in Westchester County, New York since prohibition. A former marine and Wall Street bond trader, he founded the distillery after learning how to distill mead, a honey-based wine, into spirits. Their Comb 9 gin is unique in that it uses a base spirit distilled from honey. This gin is made with 9 different botanicals, including juniper berries, lavender, fresh citrus, and galangal that are distilled with the honey spirit to produce the final product. It is bottled at 47% ABV.
Modern GinAlso has been referred to as "Contemporary", "New Western", "New Wave", and "New American". This style is not legally defined. In general, this category of gin, while it does contain juniper, places less of an emphasis on this botanical. Other botanicals not classically used in London Dry gins are often utilized and often highlight botanicals grown in the region the gin is produced. Most produced as either London Dry or Distilled Gins.