Barrel-aged Gintrigue Gin is a 6-month aging in ex-bourbon/ex-cognac barrels that previously held both Kentucky bourbon (4 years) and French cognac (7 years). We will release other expressions of this gin at the 12-, 18- and 24-month mark in the aging process. We have not yet entered Gintrigue into competitions. Perfect as an Old Fashioned whisky drink, or as a "Mukilteo Mule" gin drink with ginger ale and lime!
80 Proof (ABV 40%)
We are a craft distillery producing world-class whiskies and gins – as seen in our multiple gold, double gold and other awards from national and international competitions. We make tasty and enjoyable gin for people who “think” they don’t like gin. All our spirits are sipping spirits – meant to taste great right out of the bottle. After some years in company and product development, including a move to- and then back from Canada (!), we are wholly committed to super premium quality, using organic, sustainable and renewable ingredients whenever available. The 2 co founders, Ernie and Leigh Troth have backgrounds in international business and trade, project and product development and quality control. Leigh has also been a senior software developer.
Ernie Troth hails from Washington State, but has lived and worked close to 15 years abroad, mostly in Europe and the Middle East. He holds a BA degree from Chicago, an MA in International Economics from Geo. Washington University in DC, and an MBA in International Marketing from New Haven. After working abroad, he settled in Virginia, where he met his wife, Leigh. During the course of business development for the distillery, Ernie worked part-time and as a volunteer worker at both US and Canadian distilleries, took courses from the American Distilling Institute and others. Developing sensory perception for distillates is an acquired ability, and he combines the sensory process with chemistry and detailed analytics.
Sweet on the
nose, with mild-juniper, coriander
and cassia to start, followed by
complex bourbon and cognac
notes in the mid-palate, with a
lingering sweet finish and vibrant
juniper at the end. Ideal for a
gin-based mule and equally at
home as an Old-Fashioned with orange
bitters and twist.
Gold-medals: PR%F Awards
and Asia International Spirits
• Silver-medal: John Barleycorn
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