Region: Sweden

Sweden’s culinary tradition is steeped in the herbs and fruits of the region: lingonberries, caraway and dill to name a few. Thusly, it’s no surprise that many Swedish gins have much in common with Aquavit (which also uses dill and caraway seeds)

One of the biggest name in Swedish gin is the Hernö distillery, whose line of gins has won several awards both on this site and internationally in competition.

Spirit of Hven Gin

Last updated September 29th, 2017 by Aaron

The Isle of Hven (usually seen spelled as Ven in modern times) is in a strait between Denmark and Sweden.

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Explorer Gin

Last updated June 3rd, 2017 by Aaron

Interestingly enough, although Swedish brand Explorer Gin seems custom made for the European market (bottled at the much lower 37.5%

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Silver Dry Gin

Last updated May 14th, 2017 by Aaron

`While in Finland, I made sure to check out of the state run Alko stores. While the gin selection was

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Spirit of Hven Navy Strength Gin

Last updated December 5th, 2016 by Aaron

From the high class Swedish conference resort that’s also a distillery, comes Spirit of Hven’s Navy Strength version of their

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Gothenburg Gin

Last updated September 9th, 2015 by Aaron

Price:  295 SEK (~$35) / 500 mLProof: 90 Distiller: Svenska EldvattenOrigin: SwedenAvailability: Sweden, UK and more widely through  Master of MaltRating: I

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Hernö Juniper Cask Gin

Last updated February 19th, 2015 by Aaron

Every now and then, we see a gin which does something so crazy, it absolutely blows our mind.  Before we

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