100 Mill Street Gin

The Schtick: A previous favorite, 100 Mill Street is back with new batches of the annual, micro batch, maple sap gin. Hailing from bottle #127 in Batch 06, this Minneapolis native spirit is produced entirely from Wisconsin maple sap – an expensive and novel base sugar to distill from. Let’s get to it.

Review #1729 | Gin Review #73

Distiller: 100 Mill Street

Bottler: 100 Mill Street

Brand: 100 Mill Street


ABV: 42% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Bright, loaded with grapefruit, lemon, peach and a healthy dose of savory richness. Confectioners sugar, cream and honey. Rich peppercorns on the nose, decadent vanilla cream. Lovely.

Taste: Medium on the palate, sweet and complex. Rich and savory, tons of citrus character and a meaty sweetness. Pepper, honey, rising sourdough and lemon curd.

Finish: Long finish, a bit more peppercorn than the palate, with an infusion of juniper that works well with both the fruit character and the savory umami.

Overall: Batch to batch variation is always a question in my mind when tasting generation, new releases, but Batch 06 is just as good as Batch 01, though quite a bit different. More fruit, cream and decadent citrus than Batch 01, but the same powerful savory backbone holds things together with excellence. Lordie, what a gin.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 8

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