It might only be small, but it certainly packs a great taste that’s pretty unique and unusually works brilliant in either the summer or the winter.
Botanicals: Mean Louie's Gin Mediterranean consists of ten botanicals. Some are fresh, including rosemary, basil, lime, completed with some traditional dried botanicals such as coriander seed, lime verbena, mint, pink pepper, rose pedals and cardamom.
Taste: With the first sip you are transported to the forest where fresh resin like juniper awakens your senses, herbal notes comes through and grow through your toes are you tread the pathway. The spices are like playful animals around you with a hint of aniseed coming through as well. Once you find the clearing your left with an almost herbal taste while you admire the deep golden colour in what has been quite a crisp and light yet very smooth journey with an almost brandy like richness to it.
Tonic: Picking up some tonic and mixing it with Mean Louie's Gin really lifts everything and makes it taste thicker. A lot more of the lemon and orange citrus coming out as well like pine cones hanging on the branches. Whilst it starts with a little bit of bitterness its quickly sooth by a sweeter side, the juniper is still resin like with the fresh spices really well blended and supporting your journey.
Each jar contains 50,0 cl gin of 37,5% AV.
Mean Louie proudly presents, in a unique collaboration with his mate Fiston, "gin-in-a-jar". A range of premium infused spirits using one solely fresh herb next to juniper and coriander seed.
Botanicals: Mean Louie uses the same underlying base recipe using juniper and coriander seed. Top of the bill are the fresh herbs selected by his buddy Fiston! In order of appearance following fresh herbs have been gathered in the greenhouse of Kruiden Claus by Fiston off which Mean Louie created with care a corresponding gin-in-a-jar.
#2 Sweet Flag (Licorice)
#3 Lime Verbena
Taste: The typical flavor and taste of each fresh herb rocks between the juniper and coriander seed. The latter 2 botanicals create a solid base taste.
#1 Rosemary: strong Mediterranean herby feeling.
#2 Sweet Flag (Licorice): moderate sweet licorice touch.
#3 Lime Verbena: chilly lime taste.
Tonic: Mean Louie advises you to only use a neutral tonic in order to promote the fresh herbs!