PM Spirits

10 of the Best Barrel-Aged Gins You Can Buy Right Now

Nicolas Palazzi

Falcon Spirits distills wine into a brandy base before infusing the spirit with botanicals like juniper, vanilla, lemon verbena, and galangal. The spirit then ages for a minimum of eight months in new French oak before it’s blended with a small amount of gin that’s aged for a shorter period. The rich honey color is slightly misleading, as the juniper-heavy palate makes it taste similar to a traditional gin. Mix with a healthy squeeze of lemon and top with tonic for a well-balanced G&T. Average Price $52.