Top Shelf Reserve Barrel Aged Gin

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This elevated expression blends the best of two worlds: exquisite gin and a rigorous barrel aging process.
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Note: Our first batch has sold out. We are currently working on our second batch, which is expected to ship early July, 2022. Place your order now to reserve your bottle.

Introducing Top Shelf Reserve Barrel Aged Gin

Gin and whisky lovers rejoice!

First in its class from our new Top Shelf Reserve line, this elevated gin expression blends the best of two worlds: exquisite gin and a rigorous barrel aging process. This unique limited release is sure to please gin and whisky lovers alike.

This release boasts an assortment of fresh botanicals, with aromas of wintergreen, honey, chamomile, and a touch of caramelized citrus. You can also anticipate hints of vanilla and charred oak delivered through our richly textured aged gin from Perth, Ontario. Refine your evenings with this unique serve, best enjoyed on the rocks or in a classic such as a Martinez, Old Fashioned, or Negroni.

ABV: 48.5%

Size: 750ML

Have more questions? Check out below for some more info in our FAQ.

Need some cocktail ideas? Try these recipes:

Top Shelf Reserve Barrel Aged Negroni

Top Shelf Reserve Barrel Aged Martinez

Top Shelf Reserve Barrel Aged Old Fashioned

When you place an order from the Top Shelf Distillers online store you will be able to choose from different “shipping methods” at checkout. These include Local Delivery, Shipping, and Free Pickup

Local Delivery orders take 12-24 hours to process unless otherwise stated on specific product listings.

Shipping orders take 12-24 hours to process unless otherwise stated.

Pick Up orders take 2-24 hours to be ready for pick up unless otherwise stated on specific product listings.

Your order may be delayed if you have a pre-order product in your order (stipulated on the product page). If there is a delay with your order for another reason, we will reach out to the email provided at checkout.

Any orders placed on a holiday or weekend will be processed the next business day. In the unlikely situation we cannot deliver in time, we will contact you to arrange an alternative delivery.

*By ordering with our online system, you are confirming that you are of legal drinking age. Top Shelf Distillers, our carriers, and pickup locations reserves the right to ask for identification upon delivery to confirm age.*

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16 April 2022
LT
LA T.
Canada

Uniquely tasty!

Sufficient flavour that it doesn’t require excessive mix. On the rocks with sparkling water was delicious. Mixed with Fevertree tonic water was unique in that there was a sweeter note and no bitter juniper taste.

14 April 2022
KG
Kyle G.
Canada Canada

Barrel aged gin

Great gin! Very tasty.

12 April 2022
A
Anonymous
Canada Canada

Room temperature gin!

I have six or eight different gins, but they all live in my freezer. This is the first gin I've had that I'm drinking at room temperature...not even putting ice in it yet, it's just so good neat. Maybe by the summer, I'll drop some into a Negroni, but I'm sure that would hide all the fantastic nuances that the barrel-aging brings. I sampled it immediately, and t's so good that well before the delivery driver could have made it back to the freeway, I had already ordered another bottle online. Great job! Thanks!

08 April 2022
JB
J. B Rainsberger
Canada Canada

Beautiful. Just beautiful.

This was our first time with barrel-aged gin. We love it. I'm worried that it's going to run out too soon. No, really: we are very, very happy with our purchase. If you like this kind of thing, then you will like this product.

08 April 2022
AG
Armand G.
Canada Canada

Smooth but no hit of a Gin flavour

Although this Top Shelf Reserve Barrel Aged Gin is smooth, it tastes more like a whiskey with a hint of cinnamon. I'm a whiskey lover, but if I'm going to have a drink of Gin, I would much prefer the flavour of Gin, so I'm only rating it a 3 star.

04 April 2022
RC
Ron C.
Canada Canada

Lovely gin

I already enjoyed the regular gin from Top Shelf so when I saw this barrel aged option I jumped at the chance. It took a while to get, but it was well worth the wait. Very smooth and easy to drink.

04 April 2022
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Anonymous
Canada Canada

Excellent Gin with a Unique Twist

Great tasting gin for sipping or enjoying in a simple cocktail. Goes great with Ginger Ale or in an Old Fashion.

04 April 2022
A
Anonymous
Canada Canada

Fabulous!

This gin is incredible! It's so unique and really is the best of two worlds. Can't recommend it enough!

02 April 2022
RS
Robert S.
Canada Canada

This Barrel Aged Gin would make the Queen's Gin makers jealous!

This gin made me long for Gini we used to buy at The Pop Shoppe! My bottle is already history!

02 April 2022
MJ
Marta J.
Canada Canada

Great Gin!!

I’m definitely a gin drinker and decided to give this new gin with the barrel aging a try.....it is excellent!! Absolutely lovely on ice or straight up!! Love it!!

02 April 2022
A
Anonymous
Canada Canada

Nice Gin

It was nice to purchase and enjoy this barrel aged gin. You could sense the wintergreen and carmelised citrus. Well done.

01 April 2022
R
Rob
Canada Canada

Not your cold, distant grandmother's gin

Truly and exceptional gin that goes beyond the regular, often mediocre combination of botanicals that many other distilleries put to market. The barrel aging adds a complex twist to spirit that comes together to taste like a gingerbread cookie (not the sweet type) made with a twist of citrus.

30 March 2022
J
Justin
Canada Canada

A Gin for the Whiskey Drinker

This is one of the best gins I have ever tasted. It is exceptionally smooth. The aging in an American Oak Cask truly gives it a flavour that a whiskey drinker will enjoy. It is a must try for anyone who enjoys gin or whiskey. I know I will be ordering more bottles.

30 March 2022
K
Kat
Canada Canada

Did not disappoint!

This was my first time trying a barrel aged gin and to my surprise, it brought the best qualities of gin and whisky together. I have been enjoying mine on the rocks! I look forward to what Top Shelf has lined up for the next Reserve drop ;)

Have Questions?

With our Perth Whisky we use a grain blend and for our Top Shelf Gin we use a 100% corn spirit. With our Reserve Barrel Aged Gin, which uses 100% corn spirit, you are getting all of the notes of the American oak barrel similar to our Whisky, but without the grain flavour.

Only the best American oak barrels from Kelvin Cooperage are used for our Top Shelf Distillers Reserve line. The Barrel Aged Gin uses a new American oak with a char #3.

No, this is a revival of old practices. In the late 18th century and early 19th century, barrels were used to transport gin as a cost effective and safe way to travel. Barrel aged gin has been making a comeback over the past decade.