Hidden River Barrel Rested Gin

Barrel-Aged Gin

Manatawny Spirit Works // Pennsylvania, USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    83
  • Avg. Rating

    3.5
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 2 )

Hidden River Gin is distilled by Manatawny Stillworks in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. They take their Odd Fellows No. 214 Gin and age it in 53-gallon new, white American oak barrels for six weeks. It is then bottled at 47% ABV.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    47.0
  • 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
    53-gallon new white American oak

Tasting Notes

"There's no mistaking the oak influence on Hidden River Gin. Though light in color, the fragrance of fresh cut wood comes through on the aroma. It's oaky on the palate, too, though with more wood than vanilla sweetness. The juniper competes for prominence with the flavors contributed by the barrel, which may be a little too strong. It may hold crossover appeal for whiskey drinkers, and could show well in a gin Old Fashioned or similar preparation."

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