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Four Pillars Has Launched a New Barrel-Aged Gin to Add to Your Gin Shrine

The Sherry Cask Gin is the distillery's first brand new product in two years.
By Libby Curran
March 07, 2018
By Libby Curran
March 07, 2018

The gin-making superstars at Four Pillars are at it again, this month unveiling their first new creation to hit shelves since 2016.

The latest addition to the Yarra Valley distillery's much-lauded barrel-aged program is the Sherry Cask Gin, which has just spent over a year in former sherry barrels, to lend a rich, intense character to the final drop. It's rounded out with notes of crushed coriander, pine needles and star anise, and infused with a small amount of Amontillado sherry to give some length and sweetness. According to the experts who made it, this one works well neat, or with sherry and orange bitters in a classic Tuxedo cocktail.

Also launching this month is the 2018 edition of Four Pillars' Chardonnay Barrel Gin, which used to go by the name of Barrel-Aged Gin. This time around, the spirit's enjoyed a full 12 months in chardonnay barrels, giving characters of ginger and spice, and an oak-driven sweetness. The Four Pillars team is recommending this one over ice, or with a sprig of rosemary and a drop of honey.

Both gins are available online or at selected independent retailers.

Published on March 07, 2018 by Libby Curran
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