Barrel-Aged Gin, a Hot New Spirit Style to Know

August 31, 2015

There’s a wave of barrel-aged gins hitting the market, and these unique spirits combine whiskey and gin into one new style.

There’s been a huge surge lately in the accessibility and diversity of different styles of gin. From Old Toms to Genever, gin enthusiasts are branching out to enjoy the full breadth of what the spirit has to offer. That also includes the increasing presence of barrel-aged gins hitting the market in recent years.

Perhaps the first aged gin sold across the globe in modern times is Maison Ferrand’s Citadelle Réserve Gin out of France. Maison Ferrand also produces the unaged…