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World Gin Awards 2022

Winners

World's Best London Dry Gin

World's Best London Dry Gin
Country Winner
Never Never Distilling Co.
Triple Juniper Gin Export Strength

Australia

"Bright citrus and juniper nose with pine nuts. Rich, bold palate with notes of lavender, coffee, cocoa and peppery spice. Lovely dry finish."

Argentina

"Pine, orange citrus and chamomile on the nose. Bright lemons and lemon balm on the palate with a little heat and juniper notes. Some oiliness in mouthfeel. Warming peppery finish. Well integrated with nice balance."

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Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerDragon Ride
Oriental Spiced Gin
Belgium
"Aromas of tea and chamomile. On the palate, there are notes of pine, violets and burnt orange with some grassy tea-like notes. Spices develop later, before a very peppery finish."

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerSatira
Jin Satira
Brazil
"Interesting, funky nose with chopped coriander and a touch of citrus. Grassy palate with lovely savoury notes. Coriander, white pepper, pine and a little dried fruit. Silky mouthfeel. Clean spicy finish. Overall, really well balanced."

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Canada

Country Winner
Country WinnerAnohka
Tempest Dry Gin
Canada
"Camphor musky notes on the nose. Spicy hints on the palate, maybe from celery seed or cucumber rind."

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China

Country Winner
Country WinnerIsle's Feast
Witty Pine
China
"Fruity aroma with notes of strawberries and cream. Very smooth mouthfeel. Strong strawberry notes on the palate with a juniper and coriander backbone."

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Croatia

Country Winner
Country WinnerOld Pilot's
London Dry
Croatia
"Plenty of juniper on the nose with refreshing citrus, some spices and floral notes. Classic flavour profile of juniper, coriander and citrus, with some woody elements, warming winter spice and floral notes. Nice evolution, well integrated, and a lot of ch"

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Czech Republic

Country Winner
Country WinnerGarage 22 Prague Distillery
Summer Gin
Czech Republic
"Fresh, zesty nose with mandarin, floral juniper and some green notes. Mandarin citrus, balanced juniper and herbal notes on the palate. Finish is quite dry and a little bitter with citrus zests."

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Denmark

Country Winner
Country WinnerKøbenhavn
Klassisk Lounge Gin
Denmark
"Juniper, chocolate, tobacco and orange notes on the nose with a malty hint. Herbal and tobacco notes on the palate with juniper, coriander and nutmeg. Nicely dry and soft."

England

Country Winner
Country WinnerHenley Gin
Classic Dry
England
"Big, bold nose with piney juniper, grassy and floral notes, and a little watermelon. Deep resinous pine notes join on the palate with lemon citrus, before a wonderfully spiced finish. Balanced, complex and well-integrated flavours and aromas."

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Silver
Tiger Gin
England

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Estonia

Country Winner
Country WinnerElda Distillery
O1
Estonia
"Floral nose with soft pine, lemon and coriander spice. Some complexity on the palate with bold juniper, lemon citrus, coriander and white pepper. Nicely balanced dryness. White pepper tingle on the finish."

Finland

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France

Country Winner
Country WinnerMoon Gin
London Dry Gin
France
"Fresh, piney juniper and sweet citrus on the nose with elderflower and honey. Palate echoes the nose with honey, floral, juniper and spice notes. Green herbs on the finish. Well balanced."

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Germany

Country Winner
Country WinnerEuelsberger Nr 4
Eifel Gin
Germany
"Nice piney juniper and earthy notes on the nose with citrus and a bit of spice. Sweet floral notes on the palate with bright citrus, juniper and subtle aniseed. Good balance and complexity."

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Hong Kong

Country Winner
Country WinnerTwo Moons
Signature Dry Gin
Hong Kong
"Floral blossoms and oriental spices on the nose. Clean, fresh palate with notes juniper, citrus, and spice from nutmeg, cinnamon and clove."

India

Country Winner
Country WinnerGreater Than
London Dry Gin
India
"Nice juniper aroma with herbal notes and a bit of spiciness. Palate has an exotic Indian spice character, with liquorice, juniper, black pepper and bursts of orangey citrus. Soft, creamy mouthfeel. Long finish. Good balance."

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Italy

Country Winner
Country WinnerNaturæ
Fructetum
Italy
"Subtle, elegant nose with earthy and floral notes, juniper and citrus fruits. Well-integrated palate with nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper spices alongside juniper and orange citrus. Piney, very long finish with warm spices. Plenty of character."

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Japan

"Subtle nose with wet hay, juniper and citrus. Good balance of juniper citrus and peppery notes on the palate. Warm, lingering finish. Quite classic."

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Netherlands

Country Winner
Country WinnerMahi Mahi
Original
Netherlands
"Fresh nose with lemon peel, lemongrass, mango and coriander. Dominant citrus on the palate from fruits, coriander and juniper. Quite drying with some peppery spices and celery seeds. Alcohol is well integrated."

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Silver
Two—Spirits
Gin
Netherlands

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Bronze
Gold
Dry Gin
Netherlands

New Zealand

Country Winner
Country WinnerBroken Heart
Original Gin
New Zealand
"Well-balanced nose with juniper, citrus and soft spices. Good intensity and complexity on the palate. Juniper and citrus are well supported by fresh spices. Long-lasting, clean finish."

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Republic of Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerBlackwater No. 5
Irish Gin
Republic of Ireland
"Zingy citrus nose with fresh pepperiness and well-integrated juniper. Warming cardamom, anise, coriander and juniper on the palate. Long, dry finish. Traditional and clean with a good balance of botanicals."

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Silver
Dingle Distillery
Dingle Gin
Republic of Ireland

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Bronze
Wild Burrow
London Dry Gin
Republic of Ireland

Scotland

Country Winner
Country WinnerRoehill Springs
Navy Strength
Scotland
"Lovely aroma of heather, pine and wildflowers. Oily juniper and bursts of floral notes on the palate with orange citrus and a hint of salinity. Wonderful peppery finish."

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Silver
Aatta Gin
Scotland

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Serbia

Country Winner
Country WinnerPop Stone
Dry Gin
Serbia
"Creamy vanilla, bright citrus and florals, and a good juniper backbone on the nose that carry through to the palate. Smooth mouthfeel. Pungent chilli spice on the finish. Nice complexity."

Singapore

Country Winner
Country WinnerTanglin
Orchid Gin
Singapore
"Nice juniper nose with orris, liquorice, zesty citrus, and peppery herbs. Citrus forward on the palate with notes of tropical ginger, lemongrass and juniper. Smooth and buttery. Warm finish with some floral and citrus notes."

Slovenia

Country Winner
Country WinnerPetriot Gin
Green George
Slovenia
"Appealing nose with juniper, bright citrus and soft floral notes. Bursts of lavender and lemon sherbet on the palate, with plenty of spice, aniseed notes and a bit of heat. Medium to long finish with liquorice notes. Well rounded."

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South Africa

Country Winner
Country WinnerCruxland Gin
Kalahari Truffles
South Africa
"A clean, exciting, green freshness on the nose with lemongrass, citrus and peppery spice. Intense juniper and aniseed on the palate with more pepperiness and some herbal notes. Medium-length, dry finish."

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Spain

Country Winner
Country WinnerVánagandr
London Dry Gin
Spain
"Dominant juniper notes are joined by cardamom, citrus, lemongrass and warming cinnamon. Piney, with a big oily mouthfeel and a long, dry finish. Pleasant and complex with well-balanced alcohol."

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Sweden

Country Winner
Country WinnerLydén Distillery
Dry Gin
Sweden
"Herbal and fruity nose with oily juniper and wafts of eucalyptus. Zingy citrus and delicate floral notes on the palate with juniper and winter spice. Long finish with juniper and herbaceous notes. Lots of depth and complexity, and well balanced. Outstandi"

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Switzerland

Country Winner
Country WinnerStuders
Swiss Gold Gin
Switzerland
"A gentle, classically juniper-forward nose. Well-balanced and classic flavour profile with peppery heat. Notes of hay and wet grass in the finish. Soft and interesting, with well-integrated alcohol."

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United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerSpirit of Beringei
Strange Monkey Gin
United States
"Light aromas of juniper and citrus. Candied lemon peel and a good hit of juniper on the palate, with a touch of bitterness. Lush mouthfeel. Long finish of citrus, pepper and juniper."

Uruguay

Country Winner
Country WinnerPinares
London Dry Gin
Uruguay
"Woody, earthy nose. Delicate sweetness on the palate, balanced with woody and herbal notes. Warm, slightly vegetal finish with citrus and chilli notes."

Wales

Country Winner
Country WinnerWhite Hare Gin
Hellenic Hare
Wales
"Resinous pine on the nose, with lime and a little orange citrus, light coriander, and touches of eucalyptus and cassia. Orange notes on the palate supported by coriander and deep, resinous pine. Juniper dryness lingers on the substantial finish."

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