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World Gin Awards 2021

Winners

World's Best Classic Gin

World's Best Classic Gin
Country Winner
Tobermory
Hebridean Mountain Gin

Scotland

"Strong, resinous juniper and pine notes on the nose with some bright citrus. The juniper and citrus notes combine well on the palate with a touch of cardamom. It’s fresh, complex and long lasting, with some black pepper notes in the finish."

SILVER WINNERS

Silver
Rule Gin
Scotland

Australia

"Resinous juniper and pine in the front, with some citrus just behind. With added water it opens up and more juniper appears on the palate. Citrusy, piney, with an everlasting finish. "

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Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerDouble You Gin
Belgium
"Juniper is present on the mid-palate, while ginger and citrus aromas are present on the nose. The palate also offers rosemary, basil and some sweetness; everything is well-integrated. "

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerBEG
New World Navy Gin
Brazil
"Fresh and piney nose with plenty of juniper notes, touches of wood, spice and citrus, and a salty note, almost like olives. The briny flavour continues onto the palate, which is mild for the ABV with more piney juniper. Pepper and herb notes in the finish."

Canada

"Juniper-forward aroma, with some underlying spiciness. There’s a touch of caramel sweetness on the palate. Smooth and round mouthfeel. Complex spicy finish, with a touch of curry leaf. Very cohesive and thought-out, with juniper on the finish balanced out by bright zesty notes."

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Bronze
Masq
Canada

England

Country Winner
Country WinnerBristol Dry Gin
Classic 40%
England
"Great complexity on the nose with some Mediterranean herbal notes. Extremely smooth mouthfeel, well-produced with fairly intense flavours including cardamon, citrus, ginger and spice (and lots of the latter two). Very fresh and a really rounded product. "

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Finland

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France

Country Winner
Country WinnerOsmoz Gin
Citrus
France
"The nose is light with hay and meadow flowers, alongside hints of juniper and mint. The palate is nicely balanced with zesty citrus and slight acidity supported by earthy, resinous juniper. It is very smooth and easy, before a peppery prickle in the finish. "

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Germany

Country Winner
Country WinnerWarburger
Brewhouse Gin
Germany
"The nose is rather vegetal with sea buckthorn, angelica, wet leaves and bright citrus. It evolves on the palate with notes of cassia, cut grass and sweet hay, with a pleasing contrast between piney juniper, gorse flower and citrus. An intriguing spirit with nice complexity on the palate and good balance. "

SILVER WINNERS

Iceland

Country Winner
Country WinnerÓlafsson
Classic Gin
Iceland
"The nose is subtle, with aromas of warm spice, green leafy herbs and oranges. There is a pleasant oiliness on the palate with notes of sweet orange blossom and orange marmalade. Subdued juniper and some nuttiness come through before the nicely rounded, slightly peppery finish."

Ireland

"Very gentle citrus aromas lead to a sharp, bright palate with notes of lemon, orris and liquorice sweetness. Some coriander spice in the finish. There are good classic gin elements shining through."

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Italy

Country Winner
Country WinnerPortofino
Dry Gin
Italy
"Deep juniper and resinous notes on the nose with angelica, citrus and some spirit heat. The palate has a little oiliness, alongside a pleasant dryness and acidity; there are notes of juniper, angelica and sweet orange, with peppercorns to finish. A big, powerful palate with classic balance."

SILVER WINNERS

Netherlands

Country Winner
Country WinnerBoomsma
Dry Gin
Netherlands
"Juniper, sage and lemon with hints of chamomile on the nose. A juniper-forward palate with coriander, green cardamom and sweetness from liquorice on the finish. Nicely balanced with earthiness present."

South Africa

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Sweden

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Switzerland

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United States

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