The Duke Munich Dry Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country Germany
  • Distillery The Duke
  • Age NAS
  • Style Gin
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • coriander
  • juniper
  • citrus
  • floral
  • herbs
  • spicy
  • dry
  • tea
  • slightly sweet

The Duke

Munich Dry Gin (0.7l, 45%)
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Character Goatson
A delicious, hand-crafted Dry Gin with a decidedly Bavarian twist.

Back in 2007 in a local Munich bar, Maximilian von Pückler was sipping on a Gin & Tonic with his friend and co-founder Daniel discussing the relative poor condition of the Gin available at the time. Well, as these things tend to go, that Gin-soaked conversation blossomed into a business plan. In 2008 they started in a backyard and cellar, taking a year to research what they were doing and develop a distilling ethos, opening the doors of The Duke Distillery with a custom still in the middle of Munich in 2008. Business is going well and they have expanded to six core Spirits and a collection of bottled ready-to-drink cocktails.

The Duke Munich Dry Gin is the central Spirits that started it all. The base Spirit is derived from wheat and rye. There are fifteen botanicals wet macerated into this Gin. Some of the more traditional ones include juniper, angelica, ginger, lavender flowers, coriander, lemon zest, orange blossoms, and cubeb pepper. But there are some uniquely Bavarian ingredients too, including hop blossoms and malt.

Smartass Corner:
"The Duke" is a reference to Henry the Lion who was Duke of Saxony and Duke of Bavaria in the 12th century — an influential politician and military leader who founded the cities of Munich and Lübeck.
  • Category Gin
  • Country Germany
  • Distillery The Duke
  • Age NAS
  • Style Gin
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Clear

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma leads with piney juniper and coriander with a back note of citrus and florals.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate is soft, full, and well-rounded with a nice melange of herbals, and bit of spice from the cubeb and ginger, some granola, and a crisp citrus note on the back of the tongue.

Finish
The finish has a light sweetness with a tea-like drying note.
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  • coriander
  • juniper
  • citrus
  • floral
  • herbs
  • spicy
  • dry
  • tea
  • slightly sweet
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
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!
Gin gets its dominant flavour from juniper berries. As with many other spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as medicine. Yeah right!
Named after The Duke ‘Henry the Lion’ from banks of the Isar. After tearing down a famous bridge he paved the way for the foundation of Munich in 1158 by building a renewed bridge, which would consequently turn the monk settlement ‘Munichen’ into a wealthy village.
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.
While juniper-heavy Gin is perfect for your daily G&T, it is also complemented extremely well by tea flavours such as Earl Grey. Try steeping Earl Grey tea bags in Gin for an hour before mixing it with lemon juice and soda for a refreshing tipple. This one gets you additional kudos, so let’s keep it between us.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
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!
Gin gets its dominant flavour from juniper berries. As with many other spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as medicine. Yeah right!
Named after The Duke ‘Henry the Lion’ from banks of the Isar. After tearing down a famous bridge he paved the way for the foundation of Munich in 1158 by building a renewed bridge, which would consequently turn the monk settlement ‘Munichen’ into a wealthy village.
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.
While juniper-heavy Gin is perfect for your daily G&T, it is also complemented extremely well by tea flavours such as Earl Grey. Try steeping Earl Grey tea bags in Gin for an hour before mixing it with lemon juice and soda for a refreshing tipple. This one gets you additional kudos, so let’s keep it between us.
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