Magellan Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Distillery Magellan
  • Age NAS
  • Style Gin
  • Alcohol 41.3%*
*please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • orange zest
  • clove
  • coriander
  • floral
  • cardamom
  • zesty
  • nutmeg
  • pepper
  • botanicals

Magellan

Gin (0.75l, 41.3%*) *please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
Price $36.99

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A blue Gin that’s anything but gimmicky.

Magellan Gin is named after a Spanish explorer, Ferdinand de Magellan. In 1519, he led five ships on a voyage to circumnavigate the globe and explore the spice islands. Sadly only one returned, but with it came several barrels of cloves; a key botanical in Magellan Gin.

Produced at the Angeac Distillery in the Cognac region in France, Magellan Gin is made using 11 natural botanicals from around the globe. The process starts with the fermentation of wheat grain and local spring water, which is naturally filtered through limestone and demineralized to avoid changing the botanical flavors. The mash is triple distilled before fresh, hand-picked botanicals are added to the mix and redistilled for the fourth time. The master distiller, thanks to years of expertise, takes the heart cut of the Gin, discarding the rest.

Finally, the Gin is infused with fresh iris flowers and roots which impart a pale blue color - yep, that’s a natural blue color - and floral aroma. Magellan Gin makes a brilliant Aviation cocktail - the iris botanical plus creme de violette make perfect bedfellows.

  • Category Gin
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Distillery Magellan
  • Age NAS
  • Style Gin
  • Alcohol 41.3%*
*please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Color
Blue tinged.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Strong spicy notes coupled with cardamom.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Cloves, coriander, nutmeg and orange zest.

Finish
Floral and peppery.

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  • orange zest
  • clove
  • coriander
  • floral
  • cardamom
  • zesty
  • nutmeg
  • pepper
  • botanicals
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
As producers try to develop new styles and flavors of Gin, to push the category and find a niche, the need for trying new methods of extracting flavors, as well as using more unusual botanicals, has grown.

One such way is the vacuum distillation method, when the redistillation of botanicals takes place in a vacuum.
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!
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.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
As producers try to develop new styles and flavors of Gin, to push the category and find a niche, the need for trying new methods of extracting flavors, as well as using more unusual botanicals, has grown.

One such way is the vacuum distillation method, when the redistillation of botanicals takes place in a vacuum.
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!
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.
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