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World Gin Awards 2016

Winners

Best Contemporary Style Gin

Best Contemporary Style Gin
Ireland - Best Contemporary Style Gin
Martin Miller's Gin
Westbourne Strength

"A fresh and crisp flavour, with the succulence of cucumber and some lively, luscious fruit. Light floral notes throughout with juniper and angelica in the finish. Superb."

GOLD WINNERS

SILVER WINNERS

Silver Medal
Martin Miller's Gin
United Kingdom

Belgium

Belgium - Best Contemporary Style Gin
Belgium - Best Contemporary Style GinBiercée
Thesis & Antithesis
Belgium
"A nutty nose with notes of spiced orange. There is even more citrus on the palate joined by a combination of almond and both sweet and savoury spice. This is quite a complex gin, with contemporary flavours."

Ireland

Ireland - Best Contemporary Style Gin
Ireland - Best Contemporary Style GinThe Exiles
Irish Gin
Ireland
"A pleasant, delicate gin full of bright pine, blossom, and citrus notes. Great to sip on its own or over ice with a twist of citrus."

Spain

Spain - Best Contemporary Style Gin
Spain - Best Contemporary Style GinGin Mare
Mediterranean Gin
Spain
"A fresh, alpine nose with hints of sweet cardamom. On the palate this gin is dry and woody with plenty of spice and gentle, sweet highlights. The finish is dry and slightly saline."

Sweden

Sweden - Best Contemporary Style Gin
Sweden - Best Contemporary Style GinSpirit of Hven Backafallsbyn
Organic Gin
Sweden
"Sweet and slightly floral on the nose, with notes of orris and liquorice. This gin is sweet and floral but well balanced with a musty dryness."

Switzerland

Switzerland - Best Contemporary Style Gin
Switzerland - Best Contemporary Style Ginnginious!
Summer Gin
Switzerland
"A primarily citrus bouquet with some malt and spicy coriander. The palate has notes of yeast, malt and more coriander, along with a broader, more floral citrus. There is then some light spice before complex, jammy, fruity notes in the finish."

United States

United States - Best Contemporary Style Gin
United States - Best Contemporary Style GinTrue Born Gin
The Belgian Wheat Act
United States
"Smells like new-make, with lots of yeast and hops. The flavour is good, with crisp citrus, creamy vanilla and some piney, herbal notes towards the end. A lovely drink that takes pride in its spirit."

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