Gin - Contemporary Styles - 2014
International Wine & Spirit Competition
Larios 12 is made with botanicals including wild juniper, nutmeg, angelica root, coriander, Mediterranean lemon, orange, tangerine, mandarin, clementine, grapefruit, lime and orange blossom... and ANTIFREEZE!
2nd August 2014
With the broad availability of reasonable to quite good gins in this range, there's really no reason to buy Larios unless the doctors gave you one month to live and you're on a mission to spend all your money before you croak.
These guys are clearly going for a contemporary, citrusy gin, but because they're distilling it so damn much it comes across as lifeless. For my money Whitley Neill and Darnley's View are doing this much better.
21st May 2014