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World Gin Awards 2021

Winners

World's Best Old Tom Gin

World's Best Old Tom Gin
Country Winner
Broken Bones
Old Tom Gin

Slovenia

"An intense nose with herbal, citrus and root notes, freshly cut grass, clear juniper and coriander, and peppery spice. These juniper, citrus and spice notes follow through to the palate with a hint of sweetness. Very long finish. Well balanced with great complexity."

Argentina

Country Winner
Country WinnerTerrier
Old Tom Gin
Argentina
"Very zesty and herbal nose with orange, rose, distinct juniper and a dash of white pepper; very fresh and appealing. On the palate there’s a shy sweetness which brings great balance. Hints of warm juniper, cardamom and orange. The finish is long with notes of juniper and pepper. Very well made and well balanced."

Australia

"Juniper and coriander on both the nose and the palate. The nose has an interesting, lovely sweet sherry nose, and the flavours on the palate are bold, spicy and rich. There’s a little sharpness on the finish, and some good complexity. "

Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerAmázzoni Gin
Maniuara
Brazil
"Pine on the nose, some fruit jam, and some wood. This woodiness continues onto the palate, which is peppery, sweet, and rather complex. The sharpness from the wood gives this a really complex journey of taste, and it’s really interesting. "

England

Country Winner
Country WinnerYork Gin
Old Tom
England
"Clear, classic juniper on the nose, with citrus and herbal hints and warm spices like cassia. Very well-balanced palate with juniper, citrus, spicy pepper, cassia and a dash of sweetness. The peppery notes continue into the finish, which is long with hints of anise."

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Norway

Country Winner
Country WinnerBareksten
Old Tom
Norway
"A classic nose: juniper, citrus, herbal and spicy. Juniper, coriander and distinct citrus on the palate. The finish is long with some liquorice, juniper and pepper notes."

Scotland

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Sweden

Country Winner
Country WinnerHernö Gin
Old Tom
Sweden
"Juniper and coriander in the background on the nose, with kelp aromas up front. A dash of cassia, eucalyptus and lemon citrus. The kelp notes sweeten on the palate, with juniper, citrus and herbal notes coming through. A long finish with a hint of pepper."

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United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerOld Buckingham
Number 14
United States
"Hot and assertive on the palate, with some mild botanical sweetness to offset this. Some liquorice notes, and some pleasant juniper all throughout. An intriguing, layered walk through an Old Tom gin and some classic gin botanicals."

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