Cask Finished Gin
Pioneered by the Dutch 400 years ago, this old ‘cask finished’ style of gin has become new again.
Our American Gin is finished in charred, second use Missouri white oak barrels, which introduces a layer of complex wood flavors, a subtle vanilla infused sweetness and the spice of young whiskey.
in Small Batches
This specialty spirit begins with Pinckney Bend’s award winning American Gin, which is smooth on the pallet, with bright juniper and well-balanced citrus notes.
Winner of Two International Gold Medals
This gin has actually earned two gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition — the base American Gin in 2012 and the Cask Finished Gin itself in 2015.
A Brief History
Starting around the 1600’s, a steady supply of Dutch gin (jenever) stored in wooden barrels was transported from the Netherlands to eager British drinkers. This trend lasted until the early-19th century. Crossing the English Channel from distilleries in Holland to markets in London, gin could spend several months in contact with wood, where it picked up both a light amber color and subtle flavors. This old ‘cask finished’ style of gin has become new again. The basis of our latest expression is Pinckney Bend’s award-winning American Gin, which is smooth on the pallet, with bright juniper and well-balanced citrus notes. The gin’s nine botanicals include juniper berries, coriander, orris, angelica and licorice root, lavender and three varieties of dried citrus.
Where to Buy
Our Cask Gin is currently available for sale at the Pinckney Bend Distillery and The Wine and Cheese Place in St. Louis, Missouri.
Cask Finished Gin should begin working its way into other retail channels by mid-July. We will keep our customers notified when this spirit becomes available at select retailers in our area and beyond.
What Our Customers Are Saying
To read Aaron’s full review of our cask gin, click here. Aaron Knoll
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