Barr Hill Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country United States
  • Region Vermont
  • Distillery Caledonia Spirits
  • Style Gin
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • raw honey
  • juniper
  • floral
  • slightly sweet
  • elderberry
  • pine
  • nutty
  • dry
  • berries

Barr Hill

Gin (0.75l, 45%)
Price $39.99

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Barr Hill Gin tastes like it was distilled directly from a remote northern meadow.   
 
The history of Caledonia Spirits starts with beekeepers, driving back and forth across the country, moving their bee colonies, pollinating crops, and selling raw honey. One day they decided to settle down and moved into a building in northern Vermont that sits half in the United States and half in Canada. It used to be a Prohibition-era bar where you could walk in on the US "dry side" and casually saunter over to the Canada side for a legal drink. How cool is that? They used their farming skills and called upon their Scottish distilling heritage to found a craft Spirits operation on the outskirts of The Great White North
 
Their award-winning Barr Hill Gin has a peculiar secret: it is NOT overly complex. See, some Gins just go nuts with their recipe. They seem to be trying to compete for the longest list of exotic ingredients or something. Not Barr Hill. They keep it pure, clean, and simple. And it works! The Juniper stands out — as it’s supposed to — but there is more to it. So, where do the other flavors come from? 
 
Well, from a bit of honey added just after the juniper is distilled in. And not just any honey. It’s their honey — raw and naturally farmed with bees exposed to elderberry flowers, poplar, and local grains. So the floral aromas and earthiness find their way into this excellent Gin from the land that surrounds them. That’s why they won Gold Medals at both the New York and Hong Kong international Spirits competitions, and that’s why you’ll love it. 
 

 
  • Category Gin
  • Country United States
  • Region Vermont
  • Distillery Caledonia Spirits
  • Style Gin
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Warm Gold  
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Fresh juniper and meadow flowers
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Slightly sweet with a subtle entry of juniper, pine, and resin.
 
Finish 
Smooth and soft 
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  • raw honey
  • juniper
  • floral
  • slightly sweet
  • elderberry
  • pine
  • nutty
  • dry
  • berries
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by Vodka, lobster, or pomegranate. They say the original and the only real Martini consists of Gin, Vermouth & olives, period!
Few Gin distillers make their own alcohol. Gin usually starts with neutral Spirit: A commodity that distillers buy in bulk. It’s what the distiller does with this commodity in the flavor-infusing process that makes each Gin different.
It’s a common myth that Gin is a tear-jerker. Of course, drinking too much of it will make you feel awful the next day, but that’s the same with any alcohol.
London Dry Gin is not always from London. Gin does not have the same geographical restrictions as Spirits such as Cognac, Scotch, or Tequila. Only a tiny handful of London Dry Gins are actually made in the city.
Juniper berry is the main ingredient of Gin. They are usually picked wild by independent workers throughout Europe and sold via distributors to Gin makers worldwide.
Gin gets its dominant flavour from juniper berries. As with many other spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as medicine. Yeah right!
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by Vodka, lobster, or pomegranate. They say the original and the only real Martini consists of Gin, Vermouth & olives, period!
Few Gin distillers make their own alcohol. Gin usually starts with neutral Spirit: A commodity that distillers buy in bulk. It’s what the distiller does with this commodity in the flavor-infusing process that makes each Gin different.
It’s a common myth that Gin is a tear-jerker. Of course, drinking too much of it will make you feel awful the next day, but that’s the same with any alcohol.
London Dry Gin is not always from London. Gin does not have the same geographical restrictions as Spirits such as Cognac, Scotch, or Tequila. Only a tiny handful of London Dry Gins are actually made in the city.
Juniper berry is the main ingredient of Gin. They are usually picked wild by independent workers throughout Europe and sold via distributors to Gin makers worldwide.
Gin gets its dominant flavour from juniper berries. As with many other spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as medicine. Yeah right!
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