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Tutored Tastings of Gin 2022

David T Smith

David T Smith,

David T Smith leads his annual tasting of what’s new and unusual in the world of gin. The world of gin is a fast-paced environment with constant innovation and there have been many new releases since last year’s Ginposium. This session looks at some of the more interesting new releases, as well as gin trends on which to keep an eye.
With samples

David is a gin specialist and spirits writer who has spoken at conferences, judges’ spirits competitions and consulted on gin projects on both sides of the Atlantic. He is a regular contributor to Gin Magazine and to the Gin Guild Ginposium seminar programme. He is the author of many books about gin, including: ‘The Craft of Gin’, ‘How to Make Gin’, ‘Forgotten Spirits and Long-lost Liqueurs’ and “Gin, The Dictionary’. He is a Rectifier in the Gin Guild.

1 Naked Pinkster (40.0%)
2 Cotswolds Platinum Jubilee Gin (46.0%)
3 Hayman’s Exotic Citrus Gin (41.1%)
4 Citadelle Vive Le Cornichon (43.8%)
5 Ginsmith Glenfarclas Sipping Gin (46.0%)
6 Smidgin (50.0%)
7 Sacred Dry Martini (39.6%)
8 Midnight Liquor Club Banana Negroni (27.9%)