Style: Aged

Aged Gins are often rested in barrels which formerly held another spirit, such as whiskey.Aged Gins, sometimes also referred to as “Barreled Gins,” “Barrel Rested Gin,” or the more archaic “Yellow Gin” are simply gins which have been aged in wood after distillation.

Aged Gins as a category of their own are a relatively new invention. They were largely a product of the 00’s-10’s gin renaissance and a glut of used barrels on the second hand market (after all, keep in mind bourbons can only be rested in new barrels). Distillers began experimenting with limited edition releases of their gins aged in whatever barrels they had around. In the late 10’s, distillers are starting to be more intentional, designing their gins to work with the flavors wood can impart. Today’s aged gins use wine barrels, bourbon barrels, rye barrels— anything.

There is some historicity to the style of aged gin. Before glass bottles were widely available, nearly all spirits were kept in barrels. These barrels were used multiple times; therefore, it’s unlikely the effect would be as pronounced. Other gins, including Seagram’s High and Dry (up until about 2010) and Booth’s Finest promoted their time in a barrel as a selling point.

Sourland Mountain Reserve Gin

Last updated January 31st, 2019 by Aaron Knoll

Aged Perry’s Tot Gin

Last updated December 17th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Juniper’s Wit Barrel Aged Gin

Last updated December 9th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Citadelle Réserve

Last updated November 24th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

No Mistake Old Tom Gin

Last updated November 12th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Coppers Barrel Gin

Last updated August 17th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Black Fox Oaked Gin

Last updated August 5th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Old Hollywood Ginn

Last updated July 22nd, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Woodcut Barrel Rested Gin

Last updated January 23rd, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Ginifer Chilli Gin

Last updated September 23rd, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Tobermory Heavily Peated Oloroso Cask Bathtub Gin

Last updated September 18th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Ortodoxy Colombian Aged Gin

Last updated September 12th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Very Old Tom (Batch 1)

Last updated September 11th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

No. 209 Chardonnay Barrel Reserve Gin

Last updated August 6th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Glorious Gin: Oaked

Last updated July 23rd, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Jōcassee Gin Barrel Rested

Last updated May 31st, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve Batch 1

Last updated March 14th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve Batch 2

Last updated March 12th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Cotswolds Batch 1

Last updated February 13th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Bathtub Gin Pedro Ximénez Cask Aged Gin

Last updated February 11th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Lockhouse Barreled Gin

Last updated February 3rd, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Untitled Gin No. 2

Last updated February 1st, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Old B.A.G.

Last updated January 20th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll

Lee Spirits Barreled Gin

Last updated January 17th, 2017 by Aaron Knoll