Region: France

France may perhaps be best known for its wine and Cognac— and many French gin distillers share ties with these industries as well. Citadelle Gin for example is distilled on a Cognac still during the time of year when Cognac can’t be distilled. The G’vine series of gin use grape spirit. In short, French gins in a lot of cases have distinctly French touches.

Pink Pepper Gin

Last updated May 20th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Pink Pepper Gin is Audemus Spirits’ signature creation. An incredible melange of unusual gin botanicals. They’re each handled individually and

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Pinnacle Gin

Last updated February 5th, 2016 by Aaron Knoll

Price:  $10 /  750 mLABV: 40% Distiller: Distillerie de la Tour Origin:  France/EnglandAvailability: United StatesRating: It’s an inexpensive distilled London Dry

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Monson’s Dry Gin

Last updated July 8th, 2015 by Aaron Knoll

Price: €9 / 700 mL Proof: 75 Distiller: Fauconnier Origin: France Availability: UK and Europe, primarily. More common as a bargain gin in Western Europe

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Gin 1495: Interpretatio

Last updated May 20th, 2015 by Aaron Knoll

We already talked about the history of the Gin 1495 in our previous entry on the Verbatim recreation of the

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Gin 1495: Verbatim

Last updated May 19th, 2015 by Aaron Knoll

Cocktail Historians [yes that’s a thing, apparently] have long been seeking out the origins of the drink we call “gin.”

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Citadelle Gin

Last updated September 23rd, 2014 by Aaron Knoll

Citadelle Gin is something of the “Elder Statesman” of the new style of gins. It’s been around long enough to

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G’vine Floraison

Last updated September 28th, 2012 by Aaron Knoll

I would never turn down a chance to revisit some of my oldest gin commentaries. I think my knowledge of

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G’vine Nouaison

Last updated February 28th, 2012 by Aaron Knoll

We’ll G’vine, we meet again. again. Long time readers of the Gin is In will know that this was the

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