Junipero Gin, Original Pot Distilled, 49.3%

Product: JPEU1B

Description

Junípero Gin is a London Dry Gin has been distilled with twelve botanicals together in a small copper pot still. The result is a traditional juniper heavy flavour, with a pronounced spiciness. While the final botanical list remains secret, citrus elements as well as coriander and liquorice play their part in complementing a classic, timeless gin profile.

Although the nose is subtle, there is little more to say about the spirit that is exactly what its name suggests  Ejuniper predominant gin with no aspirations to be anything other than a typical London Dry. Allegedly the name Junípero  ESpanish for juniper, is also a word play that refers to Junípero Serra, an important figure in San Francisco and California’s history. As with many stronger, traditional tasting gins (bottled at 49.3% ABV), Junípero makes for a great Martini.

Made by Anchor Distilling in Potrero Hill in San Francisco, California, Junípero was launched in 1998 and was truly one of the first in the new wave of gins to reach the market during the category’s recent resurgence.

Anchor Distilling Company, based on Potrero Hill in San Francisco, was established just over 20 years ago in 1993, but has a long history connected to it before that. The first owner of Anchor Distilling Company, Frederick Louis Maytag III (also known as Fritz), established it as a parallel business to his already thriving Anchor Brewing Company. The expansion of the Brewery in 1979, when Fritz moved it to the current location where it still resides today, meant that he was able to do expand the business, giving himself the title of owning the first brewery in the world with it’s own in-house distillery.
Bottle Price 70 cl $111.00
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