A fantastic American gin for all your martini needs. Death’s Door Gin is made with a base spirit of wheat from Washington Island and malted barley from Wisconsin, as well as a small selection of botanicals (juniper, coriander and fennel), and is bottled at a robust 47% ABV. Big but balanced notes of all three botanicals appear clear as day, carried on a clean, creamy spirit.
Death’s Door Gin has a surprisingly simple botanical mix of juniper berries, coriander and fennel. Using juniper berries that grow wild on Washington Island with coriander and fennel sourced from within the state, Death’s Door Spirits is able to showcase how complementary and complex simple expressions can be. Like our vodka, Death’s Door Gin employs a base of Washington Island wheat and malted barley from Chilton, Wisconsin. Death’s Door Gin has a full London Dry flavor without all of the bitterness because of our extraction process and the base spirit we use (i.e., our vodka). In fact, you can taste all three botanicals: loaded juniper berries up front; spicy, citrusy notes from the coriander seeds in the mid-palate; and a soft, cooling finish provided by the fennel seeds. Death’s Door Gin is big enough to stand up to classic or vintage cocktail treatment, but soft enough to be enjoyed on the rocks or as a dry martini. It truly is the “utility” gin of our time.