As you enter into the drinking February, London Drinks Guide recommends you try to find these brands at your local supermarkets or bottle shops. Or even at your bars. These brands are the top 5 award-winning brands at the London Spirits Competition.
These brands got the top scores by quality, value, and package. Which means they offer amazing value for your buck. They were judged by London’s top bartenders who know what you are looking for.
Check these brands out and give them a try in 2023. You will love these brands.
1) Bareksten Navy Strength Gin, 98 Points.
Oss Craft Distillery
Flavour-forward nose, driven by fresh herbal notes of sweet flowers, oranges, and juniper with hints of bright spices. Juniper emerges on the palate with a creamy and smooth fruity mouthfeel.
2) Gin Provincia Patagonia, 97 Points.
Destileria Alto Colchagua
Zest, clean nose with notes of pineapple, sea breeze, and seawater. Interesting notes on the palate with flavours of botanicals and lemon zest with a long finish.
3) Spirit Hound Straight Malt Whiskey, 96 Points.
Spirit Hound Distillers
Pleasant aromas of oak and light spices/ Balanced palate with notes of spices, wood, and butterscotch with a slight sweetness and a good long finish.
4) Earthbound Crystal Gin, 95 Points.
Earthbound Distillery (PTY)
A bold hit of juniper on the nose, a rich and botanical palate with sweet vanilla, tonka beans, and some floral notes, followed by a long smooth finish of cacao.
5) Islay Mist Original, 95 Points.
Aromatic nose with notes of cherries, pear, smoked salted meat, tobacco bonfire, forest floor, and maple. Well-balanced palate with bright flavours of vanilla, caramel, smoke, and peat with a cherry and caramel finish.