Colour - Crystal Clear.
Nose - Rich, fresh aroma of juniper followed by notes of coriander and cardamom.
Palate - Extremely smooth, creamy and full bodies with a slight sweetness.
Finish - Elegant, long, fresh and aromatic
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 92 points - Sweet citrus, muted floral elements and soft baking spices comprise a balanced and nuanced nose. The palate balances citrus, sweetness, and mild juniper notes with a long yet subtle, delicate finish. (Apr 2014)
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - An appealing nose of citrus peel, candied peel, floral and spicy character. The palate is fairly light and zippy. A wonderful gin that will work in all manner of cocktails and highballs. (Mar 2013)
Wine Enthusiast 96 points - The full bodied, spicy aroma offers delicate notes of juniper berry oil, citrus, orris, coriander and caraway seed. Palate entry is mildly peppery, floral and fruity; at midpalate the flavor profile focuses more on oils and juniper. A unique and great gin. - Paul (8/1/2007) - 96-100: Classic/Highest Recommendation (Aug 1/20)
Plymouth Original Strength is a unique, protected style of gin originating from the city of Plymouth, South West England. Since 1793 it has been distilled from a unique blend of 7 botanicals, soft Dartmoor water and pure grain alcohol at the historic Black Friars Distillery - the oldest working distillery in England.
Plymouth Gin has a great depth of flavour with deep earthy notes and a wonderfully fresh juniper and lemony bite. It has a slight sweetness with extraordinary concentration and complexity. No single botanical dominates the overall flavour. The finish is long and dry.
|Plymouth is ideal served with tonic over ice and a squeeze of lemon or lime. Alternatively savour its smooth taste in, amongst other wonderful cocktails, the Fraise Sauvage cocktail featured in the Detroit News newspaper - a more terrific variation of champagne with fresh strawberries!