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World Gin Awards 2020

Winners

World's Best Contemporary Style Gin

World's Best Contemporary Style Gin
Country Winner
Sky Wave Gin
Contemporary London Dry

England

"Lots of salinity on the finish, seaside, seafood, samphire. Nice subtlety to it, good juniper presence."

Argentina

Country Winner
Country WinnerDestilería Moretti
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Australia

Austria

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Bronze
Jesche
Gin
Austria

Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerCin'Kin
Cherry
Belgium

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerTerritórios YVY
Cerrado
Brazil

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Canada

"Dry citrus with a bit peppery spice on the nose. Body is soft with a bit of juniper in the second half. Interesting construct but fairly light."

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Estonia

France

Country Winner
Country WinnerC'est Nous
Gin
France

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Germany

Country Winner
Country WinnerLiquorMacher
Gin
Germany

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Silver
Alpako Gin
Germany

Greece

"Immediate hints of aniseed and mint, as well as a touch of thyme. A touch of angelica root as well. Fairly sweet arrival, but also notes of nutmeg and cinnamon. A whiff of juniper."

Guernsey

"Lovely fruity notes of apricot and nectarine, but also lemon peel. Fairly classic stuff. More juniper on the palate. Somewhat peppery."

Iceland

Country Winner
Country WinnerMartin Miller's
Westbourne
Iceland
"Notes of juniper, cassia and angelica. Very classic stuff. There's some citrus as well, with a touch of cinnamon and coriander. Top notch."

Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerSixling Gin
Ireland
"Slightly medicinal to start with a touch of eucalyptus, but it also has a sweeter side with elderflower, there's also juniper. More floral notes on the palate."

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Bronze
Mil Gin
Ireland

Israel

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Italy

"Somewhat mentholic with notes of mint and fennel, but also wet cloth. A trace of nutmeg too and oats. Palate has a sweet arrival, pretty viscous, but the mint also makes an encore. A touch of juniper."

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Japan

"Notes of hibiscus but also chamomile, hints of orris root and tea leaves, with a nice, subtle foundation of juniper. Angelica and wormwood on the palate, as well as juniper. More floral notes too."

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Luxembourg

"Extremely candied at first, but there's also room for notes of tea leaves and rooibos. Hint of almond paste too. More tea-like notes on the palate, with a hint of angelica."

Mexico

Country Winner
Country WinnerSEIS14
GINTOL
Mexico

Netherlands

Country Winner
Country WinnerThe Hedgehog Gin
Netherlands
"Sweet fruity notes of the orchard variety and a subtle farminess. The palate is sweet first, but champions juniper and other piney notes. A pinch of pepper too."

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Portugal

Country Winner
Country WinnerFolium Gin
Portugal

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Scotland

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Silver
Oro
Oro V
Scotland

Slovenia

Country Winner
Country WinnerBroken Bones
London Dry Gin
Slovenia

Spain

Country Winner
Country WinnerOtso
Black Pacific
Spain

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Sweden

Country Winner
Country WinnerHernö Gin
Tom Gin
Sweden

Switzerland

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Bronze
Langatun
Gin 1616
Switzerland

United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerGothic Gin
Per Divinitatem Lumen
United States
"Light, slightly sweet nose. More traditional, palate with a sweetish mid palate at a reasonable amount of spice on the finish."

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Gold
Rehorst
Gin
United States

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Vietnam

Country Winner
Country WinnerSong Cai
Vietnam Dry Gin
Vietnam

Wales

Country Winner
Country WinnerMorwyn
Dry Gin
Wales
"Lemon meringue on the nose, this sweetened citrus with biscuit notes continues on the palate with a peppery spiced finish"

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