There are so many different types of alcohol that it can be easy to stop trying new ones and stay with your tried and true favorites.
One of the less-known but delicious types of alcohol is navy strength gin. Navy Strength gins have an ABV (alcohol by volume) of at least 47%.
This proof is what gives them their “navy strength” name. Navy Strength gins pack a punch but also have a pleasant flavor.
If you haven’t tried Navy Strength gins yet, you should give them a chance. Here is a list of some of the best Navy Strength gins out there.
Four Pillars Navy Strength Gin
The first navy strength gin on our list is Four Pillars. This gin is one of the best and has a unique flavor that combines citrus, spices, and juniper notes. It is a dry gin that you can enjoy neat or in cocktails. I also love it in a gin and tonic.
Elephant Navy Strength Gin
The next navy strength gin on our list is Elephant. This gin is made with the same essential botanicals in the original London Dry Gin. It is similar to your favorite classic gin and has a complex flavor that mixes juniper, citrus, and cardamom notes. It is best served neat or with a mixer like tonic or ginger ale. This gin is perfect for gin lovers who want something a little stronger.
Plymouth Gin Navy Strength
Plymouth Gin is, without a doubt, one of the best navy strength gins. The number of awards it has won reflects the quality of this outstanding gin. It is best served with tonic or ginger ale and has a unique flavor that combines juniper, coriander, angelica root, and cardamom.
Sipsmith VJOP London Dry Gin
Coming at 57.7% ABV, Sipsmith VJOP is one of the strongest gins on this list. This delicious gin has a smooth and aromatic flavor accentuating juniper berries. In addition to being one of the strongest gins, it is also one of the most botanicals.
Pickering's Navy Strength Gin
Pickering's Navy Strength gin is one of the best gins on this list. It is a full-bodied liquor that packs quite a punch at 57.1% ABV. It is sweeter than some of the other gins on this list.
Edinburgh Cannonball Navy Strength Gin
Edinburgh Cannonball Navy Strength Gin is heavily influenced by Edinburgh's well know and established maritime and naval heritage. It has twice as much juniper content as your average gin and is best served neat or in a classic gin and tonic.
Hayman's Royal Dock Navy-Strength Gin
Hayman's Royal Dock Navy-Strength Gin perfectly balances juniper, citrus, and spice. It has an ABV of 57%, giving it a robust flavor best enjoyed in various cocktails or neat. This gin is one of the best mixing gins on this list and is a must-have for any home bar.
Leopold's Navy Strength American Gin
Leopold's Navy Strength American Gin is best served neat with a twist of lemon. It has an ABV of 57% and a deep flavor that combines juniper, orange peel, angelica root, and cardamom.
Conniption Navy Strength Gin
Conniption Navy Strength Gin is made with 12 botanicals, including juniper, coriander, and citrus. What makes Conniption gin unique is the two-step process that the distillery uses when creating this gin. It is one of the best navy strength gins produced in the United States.
Fords Gin Officer's Reserve
Ford's Gin Officer's Reserve is among our best navy strength gins. It is distilled with eight botanicals and best served in a classic gin and tonic. This London dry gin has an ABV of 57%, and you should enjoy it chilled.
Perry's Tot Navy Strength Gin
Perry's Tot Navy Strength Gin is one of the most balanced gins on this list. The juniper taste comes out on the initial taste, but the other botanicals quickly make themselves felt. This gin is best served in a classic martini or neat.
Ableforth's Bathtub Navy Strength Gin
This gin gets its name from the original distillation in a bathtub. The botanicals in this gin are more pronounced than in other gins because they are "bashed up" during the distilling process. You immediately taste a citrus wave that mellows into a delightful juniper finish.
These are just some of the best navy strength gins out there, but there are many more to explore and enjoy.
If you’re looking to switch up your gin game, try out one of these best navy strength gins and see what all the fuss is about.
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