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World Gin Awards 2022

Winners

World's Best Contemporary Style Gin

World's Best Contemporary Style Gin
Country Winner
Bosque
Alta Montaña

Argentina

"A very refreshing and exciting nose. On the palate, it has a rich botanical profile. A lovely gin with lots to explore."

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Silver
Bosque
Bosque
Argentina

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Australia

"Zesty lemon citrus on the nose with vine tomato. Lots of citrus on the palate with peppery and green notes. Long finish. Well integrated."

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Silver
Ester
Dry Gin
Australia

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Austria

Country Winner
Country WinnerThe Gin
The Cascara Gin
Austria
"Notes of cascara, orange, and a little Cognac. It has a warming, wintery feel to it. Smooth and well made."

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Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerCin'Kin
Gin Winter
Belgium
"Aroma of orange and cassia/cinnamon. The palate follows through, with buckets of orange citrus, cassia/cinnamon and raisins."

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerNima's
Supreme Dry Gin
Brazil
"Warming ginger, turmeric and citrus on the nose. Deep, perfumed juniper. A vibrant palate with woody cinnamon, orange peel, juniper and lemon. Long finish with a touch of bitterness."

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Canada

Country Winner
Country WinnerAfterglow
Western Artisanal Gin
Canada
"Smooth on the palate with notes of red pepper, yellow citrus, grasses and spices. Well balanced and presented."

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China

"Bright lemon and lime on the nose with touches of ginger and lemongrass. A little wasabi emerges on the palate with juniper and coriander."

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Croatia

Country Winner
Country WinnerDry Hill
Berry Gin
Croatia
"Malty and aniseed notes on the nose with a touch of minty chocolate. Plenty of pine, aniseed, liquorice and cloves on the palate with more malty notes. Nice length."

England

Country Winner
Country WinnerMartin Miller's Gin
Winterful
England
"Aromas of sweet cinnamon, star anise, nutmeg, juniper and bright orange zest. Lots of grapefruit on the palate, both zest and flesh, followed by cinnamon. Nice finish, ending on cinnamon and spices."

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Bronze
Birch Gin
England

Fiji

Country Winner
Country WinnerBlue Turtle
Gin
Fiji
"Floral and fruity, with Parma violets on the nose and palate. Quite well balanced with a mouth-coating oiliness. Some earthy, herbal character."

France

Country Winner
Country WinnerHaize
Gin
France
"Pleasant nose. Smooth on the palate, with notes of anise/liquorice. It finishes quite sweet with a hit of spice. Lovely gin."

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Germany

Country Winner
Country WinnerMunig
Munich Premium Gin
Germany
"Creamy aroma with candied fruits, hints of parsley and coriander, and earthy spice. Very oily palate, almost velvety, with juniper, coriander and citrus. Relatively balanced. Warming finish."

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Hungary

Country Winner
Country WinnerMisi's Gin
Modern Dry Gin
Hungary
"A pleasant nose leads to a classical and well-balanced palate with pine and floral notes. Clean, with a light mouthfeel."

India

Country Winner
Country WinnerHapusa
Himalayan Dry Gin
India
"Clean aroma. A little muskiness develops on the palate, which has piney juniper and green, earthy notes. Dry and well balanced."

Indonesia

Country Winner
Country WinnerEast Indies Gin
Archipelago Dry Gin
Indonesia
"A zingy nose with lemon sherbet and some earthy notes. On the palate there are notes of pear drops, followed by warming spices and floral lavender. Light mouthfeel."

Israel

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Italy

Country Winner
Country WinnerRangoni
Kingfisher Alto Gin
Italy
"Floral and earthy notes on the nose with juniper and orange. Clean and defined aromas. A combination of piney juniper and spicy citrus on the palate. Creamy, oily mouthfeel. Long lasting. Overall, a well-balanced gin."

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Bronze
PhD
Gin
Italy

Japan

Country Winner
Country WinnerNikka
Coffey Gin
Japan
"Yuzu, lemongrass and jasmine aromas. The palate has light, bright lemon citrus and sweet pine. Floral jasmine blossom. A touch prickly, but very moreish."

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Luxembourg

Country Winner
Country Winner1928
Luxembourg Dry Gin
Luxembourg
"Caramel and chocolate notes on the nose, with good juniper character. Palate has fresh pine, zesty citrus, and warm cassia spice. The finish is very long, pleasant and warming. Overall complex and well balanced."

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Netherlands

Country Winner
Country WinnerVovis
Dry Gin Maltese Recipe
Netherlands
"Orange citrus and waxy juniper on the nose. On the palate there are sweet, juicy citrus notes – tangerines and mandarins – with cinnamon, pepper and juniper. Bit spiritous on the finish."

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New Zealand

Country Winner
Country WinnerNo8 Distillery
Horopito Fire Gin
New Zealand
"Nice floral and spice notes on the nose with fresh tangerine. Perfumed palate with anise, cinnamon, sweet pepper and juniper. Medium finish. Interesting character and great balance."

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Northern Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerJacquard Gin
Downshire Dry
Northern Ireland
"Rosemary, thyme and pine on the nose with a slight note of kelp. Juniper and citrus come through on the palate with a continuing kelp note and leafy forest floor. Finish is woody and herbal. Good alchol integration."

Norway

Country Winner
Country WinnerBrennevinsgrova
Premium Gin
Norway
"Subtle nose with some citrus notes. Smooth but light mouthfeel. Notes of pine and spice on the palate. Quite classic."

Paraguay

Country Winner
Country WinnerLynch
Organic Sugar Cane Gin
Paraguay
"Grassy, funky agricole-like notes on the nose. Grassiness and sugar cane sweetness on the palate with sharp lime and pine notes and peppery heat."

Portugal

Country Winner
Country WinnerGin Ria
Brisa
Portugal
"Rich aroma with earthy and fruity notes, some honey and a touch of herbs. Lavender, rose petals and angelica on the palate. Creamy and earthy, with juniper in the background and a drying note of tea. Good character."

Republic of Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerMicil
Irish Gin
Republic of Ireland
"Delicate noose with gentle citrus. Palate is herbal with pine, rosemary and sage. Big juniper and balanced lemon notes, with touches of cardamom and coriander. A great spirit."

SILVER WINNERS

Silver
Míl Gin
Míl Gin
Republic of Ireland

BRONZE WINNERS

Bronze
Xin Gin
Xin Gin
Republic of Ireland

Scotland

"Plenty of juniper no the nose with dried herbs, floral notes and a bit of sweetness. Oily, fresh palate with citrus, juniper, pepper and rooty notes. Great balance. Cinnamon finish."

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Serbia

Country Winner
Country WinnerYoung Salt
London Dry Gin
Serbia
"Delicate aroma with soft orange, juniper and angelica. The palate is very floral, with rooty notes, some sweetness, and more juniper and angelica. Slightly herbal, earthy finish."

Singapore

Country Winner
Country WinnerTanglin
Singapore Gin
Singapore
"Woody forest and root vegetable notes on the nose with a hit of lemon. Creamy palate with a good balance of juniper and herbal notes. A little pepperiness lingers into the finish. Refreshing."

Slovakia

Country Winner
Country WinnerToison
Handcrafted Dry Gin
Slovakia
"Nose is shy at first, then presents cooked apples with spices, and a hint of maritime botanicals. Sweet, spicy palate with fruit notes and a hint of tobacco. Velvety, slightly oily."

South Africa

Country Winner
Country WinnerKaroa Cara
White Gin
South Africa
"Soft nose with warm spice, resinous pine, pepper and thyme. Soft on the palate with anise, bold juniper, pink peppercorn and a pleasing warmth. Refreshing citrus notes."

BRONZE WINNERS

Bronze
Tharros
Gin
South Africa

Spain

Country Winner
Country WinnerSpirito Vetton
Extra Dry
Spain
"Citrussy nose with juicy oranges and sweet tangerines. Palate begins with tangerine, baking spices and an earthy hint, then juniper. It develops a soft creaminess. Well balanced and integrated."

Sweden

Country Winner
Country WinnerHernö Gin
Pink BTL Gin
Sweden
"Bold aroma with waxy green juniper, herbs and wooodiness. Juniper upfront on the palate with Scandinavian herbs, then floral and spice notes. Long peppery finish, then floral notes."

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Switzerland

Country Winner
Country WinnerMonkey in a Bottle
Blue Dry Gin
Switzerland
"Lilac hue. Fruity nose with sweet strawberry, raspberry and floral hints. Palate is rich in flavour, sweet, almost sugary. Fruit notes lead, with some herbal and woody notes and a bit of juniper. Dry finish."

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Taiwan

Country Winner
Country WinnerHoly Distillery
Perfumer's Gin
Taiwan
"Earthy, slightly floral nose. Palate is very delicate and restrained, with hints of juniper, woody liquorice and light citrus notes. Woody finish with beetroot-like earthiness."

United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerUrban Press Spirits
Affinity Gin
United States
"Caraway and rye on the nose. Spice-forward palate with clove, cardamom, anise and orange peel, well balanced with resinous juniper. Soft mouthfeel and a long, moderately complex finish."

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Bronze
Halftone
Gin
United States
Bronze
Modern Love
Gin
United States

Uruguay

Country Winner
Country WinnerPinares
Botanico
Uruguay
"Sweet, fruity nose with juniper, cinnamon and earthy notes. Herbaceous and fruity notes on the palate, with juniper in the background. Long-lasting finish with a good spicy kick of pepper. Good character."

Vietnam

Country Winner
Country WinnerMashed Up
Craft Gin
Vietnam
"Aroma reminiscent of Asia with strong cherry notes and wafts of chocolate and cassia. Sweetness and fruitiness on the palate, with firm alcohol."

Wales

Country Winner
Country WinnerDyfi
Pollination Gin
Wales
"Oily, woody and earthy aromas, along with a slight note of seaweed. Soft, clean mouthfeel. Palate has nice complexity and balance, with some herbal notes and a sweet spiciness."

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