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Slow Hands single barrel rye whiseky
2021

Harvest Seasonal Gin

Flavor Profile & Tasting Notes

Our Harvest 2021 Seasonal Gin highlights the notes of fall with tart dark berries, sweet anise, and soft pepper.

Botanicals – Juniper, Coriander, Angelica Root, Star Anise, Cedar Leaf, Sumac, Fennel, and Bayleaf

Aroma – Soft pine, bay leaf, and fresh cracked pepper up front, highlighted with a light array of berry compote, sweet anise, savory herbal notes, and a touch of tanginess

Taste – Fresh cedar, licorice, woodsy and earthy, with notes of tart dark berries, cinnamon, fennel, clove, and soft pepper

Finish – Sweet and spicy finish gives way to woody and mineral notes with lingering heat and light numbing

Mashbill – 17% YC, 63% R, 20% MB

Proof – 102 Alc/Vol - 51%

Rise 2021 Seasonal Gin

Flavor Profile & Tasting Notes

Our Rise 2021 Seasonal Gin offers a balance of floral and dark fruit notes.

Aroma – Elegant floral complexity highlight the nose, complemented by sweet notes of blueberry, lemon peel, and honey

Taste – Sweet lavender and chamomile rounded out by moderate dark berries ad currants with light citrus and subtle

Botanicals – Juniper, Coriander, Galangal Root, Lavender, Chamomile, Elderberry, Earl Grey Tea, Winter Green

Finish – Lightly sweet with lemon peel and white pepper

Mashbill – 17% Yellow Corn, 63% Rye, 20% Malted Barley

Proof – 94 Alc/Vol - 47%

Rise Gin bottle in outdoor session

London Dry Gin: Autumn 2020 Recipe

Flavor Profile & Tasting Notes

With a combination of 12 botanicals, our Autumn 2020 Gin highlights the smoky, woodsy flavors fit for the Autumn season.

Botanicals – Juniper, Orris Root, Licorice Root, Grains of Paradise, Spicebush, Caraway Seed, Nutmeg, Bitter Orange Peel, Rooibos Tea, Black Cardamom, and Red Cardamom

Aroma – Highlighted by bright cedar and wildflowers, accompanied by red tea and orange peel, with a slight peppery roast, and hints of campfire in the background

Taste – Woodsy with a subtle and complex spice background that is rounded out by sweet tea, citrus, and just a hint of smoke

Finish – Slightly roasty and drying

Mashbill – 17% Yellow Corn, 63% Rye, 20% Malted Barley

Proof – 98 Alc/Vol - 49%

London Dry Gin: Spring 2020 Recipe

Flavor Profile & Tasting Notes

Our Spring 2020 Gin highlights bright, citrus flavors and is created using unique seasonal botanicals.

Aroma – Candied orange peel, lemon zest, merengue, herbal floral, and light baking spice

Taste – Bright, sweet, citrus-forward, creamy, bitter lemon, and fresh grass

Botanicals – Juniper, Coriander, Angelica Root, Licorice Root, Citron, Calamondin Orange, Allspice, Coconut, and Lemongrass

Finish – Round, rich finish, mild building spice, ending in a clean, vibrant, and citrus culmination

Mashbill – 17% Yellow Corn, 63% Rye, 20% Malted Barley

Proof – 93 Alc/Vol - 46.5%

Castle & Key London Dry Gin Bottle on coffee table

London Dry Gin: Autumn 2019 Recipe

Flavor Profile & Tasting Notes

Our Autumn 2019 Gin is created using the same base as our Roots of Ruin Gin but features seasonal botanicals that are reminiscent of classic autumn botanicals.

Botanicals – Juniper, Angelica Root, Licorice Root, White Sage, Ginger Root, Pink Peppercorn, and Cassia Bark

Aroma – Eucalyptus and clove up front, with notes of sweet floral, light candied cinnamon, lemon zest and pine.

Spearmint and stone fruit initially, shifting to light lemon peel and finally building to spicy clove, rich savory cinnamon, ginger and hints of pepper.Woodsy with a subtle and complex spice background that is rounded out by sweet tea, citrus, and just a hint of smoke

Finish – Cooling up front, slowly warming to spruce and finishing with the slight spicy heat of cinnamon and clove.

Mashbill – 17% Yellow Corn, 63% Rye, 20% Malted Barley

Proof – 103 Alc/Vol - 51.5%