The palate is smooth, rich and long with a line of spice down the middle, ready to sip straight over ice and perfect to mix in a Martinez, a Negroni or even a Tom Collins.
Cam (founder) likes to drink it with one ice cube and the smallest drop of honey.
To create their Barrel Aged Gin Four Pillars first batch distill in Wilma (their still) using the same botanicals as the Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin. Then they transfer the gin into their solera of nine French oak barrels, each with a subtly different character.
Every three months, Cameron tastes each individual component and then the craft of blending comes to the fore to create this complex, nuanced and entirely too sippable gin.
The nose is a combination of all the botanicals you would expect, but softer, with a hint of nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon. The citrus characters have developed to show preserved cumquat and orange aromas.