2023 SFWSC Best Of Class Gin Finalists

by The Tasting Alliance Team  |  05.01.2023

Best Gin Finalist No. 3 London Dry Gin

Classic in style, crisp in taste & beautifully smooth in texture. The most refreshing balance of 3 key flavours; Juniper, Citrus, & Spice.

Best Gin Finalist Ginny Pig Botanic Gin

Ginny Pig Gin boasts a clean and fresh nose, with bold dry notes and a subtle floral finish.
Juniper, Lemon Myrtle, Rosemary, Tassie Pepperberry and elderflower are just some of the featured botanicals.

Best Gin Finalist GINDOME MerMaid Navy

Estonia’s Hope Distillery produces MerMaid Navy gin as a celebration to all strong women. This Navy Strength Gin is bottled at 58.2%, but drinks smooth and bright, with citrus, juniper, and a creamy finish.

Best Gin Finalist IVAI London Dry Gin

Ivaí Gin is named after the River Ivaí which is nearly 1,000km long and flows less than 1km from the distillery, with several of Ivaí Gin’s botanicals being foraged from its banks and valley.

Best Gin Finalist Wharf St. Distillery Citrus Gin

Splashed with a citrus kick from ruby grapefruit and lime, a hint of the ocean from saltbush, and a little crack of spice from pepper. This gin is a spectacular display of restraint and balance, resulting in a gin perfectly suited to be sipped neat, over ice or with a light tonic.

Best Gin Finalist Greenhook Ginsmiths Old Tom Gin

Greenhook’s full-bodied expression is crafted from pot distilled corn, juniper, and botanicals inspired by the spice trade of the 1900’s. Aged for two years in bourbon casks before being finished in Oloroso Sherry casks, our Old Tom Gin is perfect for your next Martinez or Old Fashioned.

Best Gin Finalist Porter’s Tropical Old Tom Gin

The second gin to be launched by the Porter’s stable, Tropical Old Tom stays true to the recipe for well balanced, high-quality gin. The Porter’s vacuum still distills botanicals at low temperatures, which means that the gin’s botanicals hold on to their fresh, natural flavors.

Best Gin Finalist Avonak Distiller’s Reserve Barrel-Aged Gin

Avonak’s gin boast delicious flavors including juniper, cinnamon, coriander, and more. Beyond the flavor profiles, Avonak gin is a minimum of 90 proof, ensuring that you won’t need to have a heavy pour to enjoy it. The taste will shine through in any cocktail combination.

Best Gin Finalist Hardshore North Oak Gin

Portland, Maine’s Hardshore Distilling Company combines bright, leafy green botanicals and mellow layers of American oak, for an herbaceous flavor and a long, lingering sweet vanilla finish.