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Scotch Gin?

There's More to Scotland Than Whisky
Jack Bettridge
Posted: August 19, 2011

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EDINBURGH Gin, $34.99, 43 percent alcohol (86 proof)

Aroma: Lingering just behind the dose of juniper are wildflowers, red fruits, pine, heather and a savory licorice.

Taste: At first, very fruity in the mouth with a hard candy effect. Then if develops the pine of the nose as well the anise and other spices, becoming richer, almost oily.

Finish:
The finish recalls the hard candy and some spice and lays out for a length of time extensive for a gin and with unusual depth.


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