The Alpinist Premium Dry Gin

The Alpinist Premium Dry Gin

(0.7l, 42%)


8.1/10
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It’s like they captured a high mountain meadow in a bottle.

Liechtenstein is one of the smallest countries — just 62 square miles. It sits smack-dab between Switzerland and Austria in the Alps. So while The Alpinist is a legal company in Liechtenstein, it bills it’s core product as “Swiss Premium Dry Gin.” I guess the marketing team thought that “Liechtenstein” took up too much space on the bottle. Anyway, the company uses a distillery at the foot of the Alps using only water melted from the Aletch Glacier. Today they produce their signature Gin and a pair of Caribbean Rums that are tasty too.

Turns out that the melted glacier water makes a pretty big difference. The water is exceptionally “soft,” meaning that it had almost no dissolved minerals to impact the taste of distillation. The Alpinist Swiss Premium Dry Gin also has a local flare for flavor — it is filled with aromatic botanicals that grow wild in the high mountain valleys, including Silver Thistle, Lady’s Mantle, and Arnica. And yes, you can expect a fair amount of traditional “London Dry” ingredients as well. You’ll find Citrus zest a’plenty and enough juniper to let you know that you are drinking Gin. They keep the rest of the recipe a secret, but we suspect angelica root and lavender as well. 
  • Category
    Gin
  • Style
    Dry Gin
  • Region
    Switzerland
  • Country
    Switzerland
  • Alcohol
    42%
  • Distillery
    The Alpinist

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citrus zest
floral
zesty
lavender
juniper
dry
botanicals
berries
grain
What does The Alpinist Premium Dry Gin taste like?

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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Clear

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Herbaceous and floral

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Very crisp with the juniper you expect and plenty of citrus and more florals

Finish
Clean, fresh, and dry

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Michaela
Michaela,
This gin is so good you can drink it straight!
 
Premila
Premila,
Husband loved it, the children loved the design of the bottle. Many thanks
 
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