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World Gin Awards 2021

Winners

World's Best Sloe Gin

World's Best Sloe Gin
Country Winner
Junimperium
Sloe Gin

Estonia

"Rich in colour, with marzipan on the nose and some pleasant complexity. There’s pine and some clementine on the palate, with some sweetness and a slightly viscous texture."

Australia

Country Winner
Country WinnerAdams
Barrel Aged Sloe Gin
Australia
"Nice colour, with spice and red fruit on the nose. There’s a good amount of spice, and it’s not too sweet; nicely balanced. The palate is very complex, with bittersweetness and fruit. Interesting and with a distinct character. "

Germany

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Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerMinke
Sloe Gin
Ireland
"Red in colour with a traditional nose. Pleasant aromas, offering bitter, nutty notes alongside sweet fruity elements and some subtle citrus. Bittersweet palate, exotic fruit notes and fruit spice. Good job!"

SILVER WINNERS

Luxembourg

Country Winner
Country WinnerOpyos Beverages
Luxembourg Sloe Gin
Luxembourg
"There’s sloe on the nose and some menthol. It’s not too sweet and the flavours are powerful, with a little spice there too. Sloes come through nicely on the palate and there’s some juniper dryness at the end. "

Northern Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerBoatyard Distillery
Sloe Boat Gin
Northern Ireland
"Marzipan on the nose and palate, with more fruit and stems to taste. Cereal notes on the palate and a lovely bold rum spice that comes through along with cloves, a hint of vanilla, and perhaps bourbon cask notes. Complex, rich, interesting. "

Sweden

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Wales

Country Winner
Country WinnerGWYR
Sloe Gin
Wales
"The nose is all sloe, and the palate is fruity too, with a medium sweetness. This certainly has all the components of a good sloe, and is cohesive. "

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