Archipelago Botanical Gin is a small-batch gin handcrafted by Full Circle Craft Distillers Co. in the Philippines. This award-winning gin features a blend of 28 rare and exotic botanicals, with 22 of them sourced from the Philippines. The unique combination of native botanicals such as pomelo, dalandan, calamansi, dayap, oranges, mango, kamia flowers, and more give this gin a rich and distinct flavor profile.
The nose is filled with a burst of citrus and tropical fruit aromas, with hints of spice and floral notes.
On the palate, the gin is smooth and complex, with a harmonious balance of sweet and bitter flavors. The prominent notes are of citrus fruits, tropical fruits, and floral botanicals, with underlying hints of juniper, coriander, and other spices.
The finish is long and refreshing, leaving a pleasant aftertaste of citrus and floral notes.
Archipelago Botanical Gin is unfiltered, which gives it a cloudy appearance when chilled, but it also enhances the flavor and texture of the gin.
The 28 botanicals used in this gin include juniper berries, coriander seeds, angelica root, orris root, cinnamon, cardamom, and other spices, as well as native Philippine botanicals such as pomelo, dalandan, calamansi, dayap, oranges, mango, kamia flowers, and more.
This gin is best enjoyed neat or with a splash of tonic water and a slice of citrus fruit as a garnish. It also works well in classic gin cocktails such as a Gin and Tonic or a Martini.