We tried this first with tonic and a twist of orange peel and it had deep, intense spicy notes, without being overpowering.
We also tried it in the Darnley’s Hot Spiced Gin Punch and believe this is where the gin really comes alive!
You have to try this punch as part of your festive celebrations – it is as close to the flavour of Christmas as you can get – check out the simple recipe here.
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Nose: Orange, pine needles, rosemary, cinnamon, coriander, peppercorns and clove
Palate: Mixed spices, ginger, freshly ground pepper followed by a hint of orange zest
Finish: Coriander, cardamon, sage, and a dry lingering peppery finish.
The Darnley’s team suggest you enjoy Darnley’s Spiced Gin in one of their branded glasses, filled with lots of ice, 25ml Darnley’s Spiced Gin, ginger ale (they like Fentimans best) and an orange slice. Stud the slice with a few cloves in the colder months.