Not in classic style but still very nice and great for sipping neat. Bartenders can easily use Back River Gin as a pour behind the bar and put in a number of cocktails. Back River Gin is a versatile mixer. You might also like . Call. Unfortunately, it still is not sold locally. She became my “mule” for my BRG fix. © Copyright 2020 Spirits Review by Chris Carlsson, Organic / Natural / Green / Socially Responsible / etc., (Details in Each Review), Aged and roasted peppers among other spices, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla (from Orchids), A Tribute To Sasha Petraske – Or How We Started a Bartender Down the Path or Both…, Polugar Single Malt Rye and 6 Polugar (Vodkas) Reviewed. It’s well made, with a unique balance, and a unique flavor profile that even half a decade later has rarely been equaled in the Gin Renaissance. Living about a days drive from Maine meant going with out it for some time, but I soon found a coworker who bought property there and was returning on a regular basis. Website is simple and straightfoward, with useful information and resources. Back River Gin is the rare gin that is exciting, versatile behind the bar, and worth seeking out. 13 HAMILTON CT, … The palate is much bigger than the nose. 174 Barrett Hill Rd. They make a wide array of wines and spirits sourcing as much as possible from their local Maine farms. Pretty much a instant set up for a gin martini. Very nice gin and tonic with an almost chewy body to it. It’s well made, with a unique balance, and a unique flavor profile that even half a decade later has rarely been equaled in the Gin Renaissance. After the cinnamon begins to recede, a fruity floral notes starts to come out of the background. River Rose honors a time when life along the river was gracious and inspiring. To steal a phrase from another review, if I could, I would replace my blood with this, it’s that good. latest report on Consumer Taste Preferences in Gin. See More. Sorry to dissent but it totally didn’t work for me. Enough of a “gin” for Gordon’s fans but a softer juniper for those find that note too strong in Gordon’s. Best I’ve ever had. It is handmade in the historic river town of Le Claire, Iowa along a dramatic bend in the Mississippi where steamboat… Spirit Journal says, 'The aroma’s unlike any other gin in the world, and better than a whole slew of them… Finishes ultra-clean, amazingly tart and acidic, yet eye-poppingly fresh.’ 7.6 … The finish is moderate in length with a clean and durable warmth. A lovely “sipping- straight gin” and…….to be able to appreciate the nose!!! Not only do they produce an outstanding gin but also a vermouth and a cranberry and a blueberry bitters to boot! RT 27, CARRABASSETT VALLEY. It’s a much more subtle and complete nose rooted in gin tradition. Keith and Constance Bodine form the team behind Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery’s Back River Gin. A liqueur of Maine Rhubarb and Elderberries. Closed until 11:00 AM tomorrow (Show more) Mon–Sun. 207-338-5236. Olives and onions go wonderfully with it, suggesting both a Dirty Martini, a Very Dirty Martini, or a Gibson.

There’s just enough pine accent juniper behind all of this to give Back River Gin a depth of flavor that goes beyond the signature botanicals. I’ll make sure to try it when I’m in New England! Use their dry vermouth which we also highly recommend and one of their unique bitters for a Martini like you have never had before. 11:00 AM–5:00 PM (207) 785-3024.

olive is far too blunt an instrument for this gin). This place also makes this stuff called Cranberrt Smash, a wine and brandy infusion. But fans of contemporary spice forward gins will find quite a bit to like about Back River Gin’s craft.

Winery. definitely the BEST GIN EVER!!! Mississippi River Distilling Company River Rose Gin.

Period. And yes, we make whiskey. The cinnamon comes through in a Gin and Tonic, but if you like that note it’s delicious and somewhat more muted than it was in the gin on its own.