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World Gin Awards 2021

Winners

World's Best Navy Gin

World's Best Navy Gin
Country Winner
Ester Spirits
Strong Gin

Australia

"Earthy and minty on the nose, with a lifted, citrusy palate. The palate develops into more spice and menthol heat before a long finish, and offers some smoothness mid-palate. Well-balanced. "

GOLD WINNERS

SILVER WINNERS

BRONZE WINNERS

Canada

Country Winner
Country WinnerCirka
Navy Strength Gin
Canada
"Big boozy nose with hints of lime. Woody, with distinct freshness, lemon and lime zest, juniper, and anise. Notes of pine and lemon drop in the finish. Very strong and warm, with a good flowing texture."

England

Country Winner
Country WinnerYork Gin
Outlaw
England
"Nice balance of citrus and spice on the nose that’s inviting, while being surprisingly soft and delicate. Gently spiced notes towards finish with hints of cardamom or clove. Good complexity and balance. "

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BRONZE WINNERS

Estonia

Country Winner
Country WinnerJunimperium
Navy Strength Gin
Estonia
"There’s some citrus on the nose and a little sweetness; intriguing, smooth, and delicately spicy. There are floral notes alongside juniper and lemon. Nicely balanced, with good complexity."

Germany

"The nose is delicate, not overly punchy, with pleasant notes of juniper and radishes. The palate offers spice, a little heat, some juniper, and citrus. This is one that gets more complex with time."

Luxembourg

Country Winner
Country WinnerOpyos Beverages
Navy Strength Gin
Luxembourg
"Very bright and green on the nose. On the palate, there are jammy berries with lots of floral notes coming in behind – roses and bitter edible flowers – along with hints of bright pine. Very well balanced and pleasant."

Norway

Country Winner
Country WinnerBrennevinsgrova
Navy Strength
Norway
"Lots of citrus, coriander, juniper, and alcohol pepperiness here. There’s also cardamom, and when water is added a sweetness emerges along with more juniper. Long aftertaste with a sweet finish. "

SILVER WINNERS

Scotland

Country Winner
Country WinnerRock Rose Gin
Navy Strength
Scotland
"Good peppery complexity here, with orris and angelica root coming through on the palate. It’s hot and spicy but with a nice smooth alcohol element. There are some sweet notes, and some juniper and spice that opens up with some water. "

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BRONZE WINNERS

Singapore

SILVER WINNERS

Sweden

Country Winner
Country WinnerLydén Distillery
Navy Gin
Sweden
"Soft, and quite creamy, with some dry pine notes and some spice. The nose is fresh and bright, while the palate has some salinity, notes of meadowsweet and a fresh sea breeze. Citrusy, with robust juniper, and a lengthy finish."

GOLD WINNERS

SILVER WINNERS

Switzerland

BRONZE WINNERS

United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerConniption
Navy Strength
United States
"There’s a savoury cumin note that’s intriguing and adds a nice layer on the finish with the citrus, juniper, and floral notes. The caraway note on the finish is also great. The palate is overall quite earthy, with some spice flavours alongside. "

SILVER WINNERS

Wales

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