GIN: Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 50cl
They use a total of 47 botanicals (hence the name), many of which come from the Black Forest. While the full recipe is clearly a secret, it is known to contain cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, almond, ginger, Ceylon cinnamon, licorice root, Acorus calamus, bitter orange, lemon, spruce tips, lavender, iris, honeysuckle, blackberry, pomelo , contains blueberries. , blackthorn berries, sage and verbena.
This is a herbal gin, and this can be felt in the aroma, with rosemary, cloves and even a hint of earthy mushrooms.
These spicy notes continue on the palate, with fresh rosemary, green leaves and a subtle yet spicy black pepper that tantalizes the tongue. Woody and earthy with almost a hint of smoke. Surprisingly, more flavors emerge towards the finish, with a delicious hit of sweet fruit, blueberries, orange, crunchy green apples and ripened peaches. The last bloom is dry and hangs perfectly.
An intriguing gin, which you can sip to enjoy the nuances found in it. It also works perfectly in a Gin & Tonic, 50ml of gin to 150ml of a neutral tonic works perfectly (lots of ice and a tall glass).