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World Gin Awards 2022

Winners

World's Best Flavoured Gin

World's Best Flavoured Gin
Country Winner
Jaffa Cake Gin
Jaffa Cake Gin

England

"Lots of dark chocolate on the nose. On the palate the chocolate notes become rich, silky and rather glorious. Sweet orange and cakey notes with a little white pepper on the finish."

Argentina

Country Winner
Country WinnerMalaria Gin
Malaria Gin
Argentina
"Rooty and some citrus notes on the nose. Soft palate with some juniper notes and a little sweetness."

Australia

Country Winner
Country WinnerNever Never Distilling Co.
Ginache
Australia
"Astringent aroma of wine, with some citrus, red fruits, and plenty of tannins. Palate is dry but sweet, fruity and nutty, with discernible juniper. Lovely tannic wine notes and a nice sweetness in the end. Fresh and aromatic. Tannins dry out the finish."

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Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerSea Garden Gin
Sea Garden Gin
Belgium
"Savoury, but sweeter on the nose with a little spice kick in the middle. Delicate coastal flavour, salty and umami, but holding on to being a gin. Gentle but pungent, with loads of character."

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerVitoria Regia
Organico Gin
Brazil
"Toasted desiccated coconut, green banana and a decent amount of citrus on the nose. Delicate tropical fruit and sweet citrus on the palate, with some honeyed juniper notes. Silky mouthfeel. Clean finish with peppery spice."

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Canada

Country Winner
Country WinnerSteinhart
Haskap Gin
Canada
"Very nice florals with a honeyed meadowsweet note. Forest fruits, too, with a tart elegance. Delivers the signature flavour without being “one-note”."

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China

"A great aroma of strawberry jam. Lovely rich, jammy strawberry character on the palate. Has an interesting bittersweet feeling as juniper comes in with a nice weight against the sweet fruit."

Croatia

Country Winner
Country WinnerMountain Creek
Lady's Choice
Croatia
"A little shy on the nose. Opens out on the palate with subtle berry notes blending well with traditional gin flavours. Notes of menthol and pepper, too. Very pleasant."

Denmark

"A well-made, complex and interesting spirit. Orange notes on the aroma and palate marry well with a bitter edge of wormwood."

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Estonia

Country Winner
Country WinnerJunimperium
Cherry Edition Gin
Estonia
"Cherry menthol on the nose which follows through to the mouthfeel with a little heat. Dry finish with slight bitterness."

France

Country Winner
Country WinnerWattshot
Wattshot Gin
France
"Dark chocolate, marzipan and sweet cherry on the nose. The palate is sweet with sticky orange, dark chocolate and marzipan, alongside peppery notes that carry through to the finish."

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Germany

"Seaside and spice notes on the nose. Fresh cucumber, turmeric and black pepper on the palate with some grassy notes and a hint of pickle. Powerful."

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Italy

Country Winner
Country WinnerMintis Gin
Ribesa
Italy
"Clear blackcurrant and cassis notes on the nose. On the palate, tart blackcurrant notes with some herbaceous mint notes. Dry finish."

Myanmar

Country Winner
Country WinnerRoyal Special
Dry Gin
Myanmar
"Very subtle nose with slight spice notes. Some spice and citrus on the palate with a little sweetness from liquorice and juniper in the background."

Netherlands

Country Winner
Country WinnerFlame of Passion
Pink Gin
Netherlands
"Cherry, lemon and raspberry on the nose with some tartness. Sweet red fruits on the palate, followed by citrus and a hint of juniper, before a good spice finish."

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Republic of Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerHa'Penny
Rhubarb Gin
Republic of Ireland
"A delicious journey of rhubarb that starts soft and sugary and builds to a wonderful tartness. Dry, fruity and well balanced, with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Captures the fruit beautifully."

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Silver
Blackwater
Wexford Strawberry
Republic of Ireland

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Scotland

Country Winner
Country WinnerCaorunn
Scottish Raspberry
Scotland
"Beautiful raspberry aroma that follows through to the palate. Eton mess with a sprinkle of fragrant pink pepper. Classic gin herbaceous notes in the background and a lovely tartness."

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Serbia

Country Winner
Country WinnerGinFinity
Illusion
Serbia
"Rich aroma with juniper, citrus, mineral and fruity notes. Floral palate with juniper, cardamom and slightly bitter citrus. Good spice finish with cinnamon and cardamom."

Slovenia

Country Winner
Country WinnerParson Gin
Grapy
Slovenia
"It smells like Fragolino wine: wild strawberry and vinous notes, sweet and fruity. Interesting flavour profile with notes of wild strawberries. Lush texture."

South Africa

Country Winner
Country WinnerKaiza 5 Gin
South Africa
"Fresh, tropical nose with papaya and passionfruit. Very citrussy palate with a deep oily touch and a hint of richness to balance the zestiness. A little violet and soft, warm winter spices on the finish."

Spain

Country Winner
Country WinnerSpirito Vetton
Cereza
Spain
"Sweet cherry notes on the nose that carry on to the palate, with a slightly medicinal hint."

Sweden

Country Winner
Country WinnerLydén Distillery
Pink Gin
Sweden
"Delicate aroma with vanilla crème patisserie. Subtle strawberry, a hint of rose and slightly herbal citrus notes on the palate, with a little cubeb-like spice. Notes of lavender and juniper on the finish. Strong ‘gin’ profile with nice complexity."

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Switzerland

"Sweet blossom honey and citrus on the nose that joyously continue son the palate with a hint of oaky woodiness and a touch of toffee. Lemon cuts through the sweetness on the drying finish."

Uruguay

Country Winner
Country WinnerPinares
Pinkybiscus
Uruguay
"Lavender, orange and hibiscus on the nose with herbaceous notes. Good hibiscus character on the palate with juniper and spice. Elegant and well balanced."

Wales

Country Winner
Country WinnerForagers
Winberry Gin
Wales
"Good balance of juniper, coriander and citrus on the nose with additional fruity aromas. Slightly overripe fruit notes on the palate with juniper and warm spices. The bilberry is subtle. Quite dry on the finish."

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