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Chief Gowanus Gin New Netherland Traditional

Chief Gowanus Gin New Netherland Traditional 750ml    
Sku: 1856494*

Distilled in the old Dutch colony of Brooklyn from grains grown in New York State, Chief Gowanus is based on an early American recipe for making a version of “Holland gin” out of American rye whiskey. With a little help from Brooklyn’s resident historian of drink, Dr. David Wondrich, we’ve taken our unaged, double-distilled rye whiskey, put it back in our traditional pot still with a few shovelfuls of juniper berries and a handful of Cluster hops (the variety likely to have been in use in 1809, from whence the recipe originates) and run it through a third time. Three months in an oak barrel to smooth it out a bit and the result is gin that, we like to believe, would have brought a smile to the legendary Gowanus, great chief of the Canarsees back in the days when Brooklyn was still Dutch.

Country: United States
Region: New York
Sub-Region: New York City
Type: Sloe Gins & Gin Specialties
Reg. $40.99
On Sale $37.99
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