Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
Drumshanbo // Ireland
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin is produced using twelve botanicals, eight that are traditionally infused and four that are vapor infused. Meadowsweet, sourced in the town of Drumshanbo in Co. Leitrim where the gin is produced, along with cardamom, juniper, coriander, angelica root, orris root, caraway, and star anise all go directly into the copper pot stills. The kaffir lime, oriental grapefruit, Chinese lemon and gunpowder tea are vapor infused.
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.
"Classic London dry gin opening aromas of citrus, juniper and cardamom--pretty and inviting. First taste reveals a candied grapefruit peel tang, along with the sapidity of anise and angelica. There's a highly perfumed quality on the palate, like orange flower water and flowering lemon. Very pretty, persistent and an expert broadening of the London dry gin palette."