Gin: A clear beverage made from distilled grains and juniper berries. Other botanicals and ingredients can be added to enhance the flavor and aroma in any number and variety. The word gin itself comes from the Dutch word genever (or in French, genièvre), meaning "juniper". 

Leopold's

American Small Batch

Gin

First released in 2001

40% Alc. by Vol. 80 Proof

Most gins are made by simultaneously distilling juniper and other botanicals within the same still. However when boiled together, certain botanicals are overworked, resulting in the extraction of tannin-like flavors which dry out the gin, while other flavors are not fully realized. We distill each botanical: juniper, coriander, pummelos, orris root, Valencia oranges, and more, separately to bring out only the purest flavors and aromas to be blended together for a softer and brighter spirit.

 

"Best American Gin" -The Wall Street Journal

 

"...the pioneers of the American small batch gin..."

-Gizmodo

 

Gold Medal, International World Spirits Competition 2013

 
 

Leopold's

Navy Strength

American Gin

First released in 2012

57% Alc. by Vol. 114 Proof

When making a version of this maritime classic, 

we distill each component, including juniper and 

Bergamot, individually before bringing them together, creating a bold, and aromatic gin that will shine in any mixed drink. The term navy strength was bestowed by the British Royal Navy only on those gins high enough in proof to still render gunpowder flammable should it be drenched by the spirit. Today, the hearty flavor and higher proof makes this an American gin that does not get lost in a Gin & Tonic.

 

Gold Medal (92 Points), Beverage Tasting Institute

 

Winner, Good Food Awards 2013

Leopold's

Summer Gin

First released in 2017

47% Alc. by Vol. 94 Proof

This bright, citrus-forward, vibrant gin truly captures the Summer season. 

By individually distilling the juniper berries, coriander, blood orange, lemon myrtle leaf, and Helichrysum angustifolium (known as 'Immortal Flower'), we are able to highlight the truest expression of each ingredient, before blending it into the perfect spirit for a Tom Collins or Gimlet. 

We have crafted a unique, seasonally inspired gin for warm weather and relaxing times under a golden Summer sun. 

Limited May-August release.

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