Scapegrace Black Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country New Zealand
  • Distillery Scapegrace
  • Style Black Gin
  • Alcohol 41.6%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • light
  • floral
  • juniper
  • berries
  • pea
  • sweet
  • earthy
  • dry
  • lingering

Scapegrace

Black Gin (0.75l, 41.6%)
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A literal black Gin. And that's not even the best part!

The story of Scapegrace Distillery starts with two guys from New Zealand. Their paths crossed when one of them married the others sister. The two brothers-in-law spent a year talking about how they both always wanted to create their own Gin. Then, together with a part time musician, they got into a lot of debt. And then, they started making their own Gin.

They took 12 natural botanicals, water that comes down from New Zealand’s Southern Alps, and put it all in a Whisky still from the 19th century that they found in an abandoned shed. The Scapegrace Gin was born. It immediately won Gold in London and San Francisco.

Scapegrace Black Gin brings together flavors of aronia berry, saffron, pineapple, butterfly pea, and sweet potato. This unique set of botanicals is blended at precise temperatures to create the distinct taste of this Black Gin. Mind you, the color is actually black. It makes your cocktails look really badass but we still adore this special Gin for its specific harmony of flavors.

  • Category Gin
  • Country New Zealand
  • Distillery Scapegrace
  • Style Black Gin
  • Alcohol 41.6%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Black

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Enticing and lightly floral.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Juniper, aronia berry, saffron, pineapple, butterfly pea, and sweet potato.

Finish
Dry, distinct, and lingering.

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What does Scapegrace Black Gin taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Scapegrace Black Gin and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

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  • light
  • floral
  • juniper
  • berries
  • pea
  • sweet
  • earthy
  • dry
  • lingering
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Classifications of Gin: London Dry Gin, Plymouth Gin, Old Tom Gin, Genever or Dutch, New Western or new American or International style.
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.
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.
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!
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.
How much Tonic is in a Gin & Tonic? The ideal proportions for a perfect Gin & Tonic is one part Gin and two parts Tonic.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Classifications of Gin: London Dry Gin, Plymouth Gin, Old Tom Gin, Genever or Dutch, New Western or new American or International style.
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.
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.
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!
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.
How much Tonic is in a Gin & Tonic? The ideal proportions for a perfect Gin & Tonic is one part Gin and two parts Tonic.
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