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Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass

Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass

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Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass: A Refreshing Spirit for Summer Soirees

Introduction

Indulge in the vibrant essence of summer with Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass. This innovative spirit by Grey Goose Vodka takes their signature smooth spirit and infuses it with natural strawberry and lemongrass for a delightful medley of sweet and citrusy flavours. Perfect for crafting refreshing cocktails or enjoying on its own, Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass is a welcome addition to any summer gathering.

Tasting Notes

Nose: Upon pouring, a burst of fresh strawberries tickles the senses, immediately evoking images of sun-ripened berries bursting with juice. The sweetness is balanced by a subtle hint of lemongrass, adding a touch of complexity and a whisper of citrus. There's no harshness or alcohol bite, just a clean and inviting aroma.

Palate: The first sip delivers on the promise of the nose. The juicy sweetness of strawberries takes centre stage, coating the tongue with a delightful burst of summer fruit. The lemongrass emerges gently on the mid-palate, adding a refreshing citrus note that complements the sweetness without overpowering it. The spirit is smooth and well-balanced, with a touch of natural warmth from the alcohol (30% ABV) that lingers pleasantly on the finish.

Body: Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass boasts a light and refreshing body. It's not syrupy or overly sweet, making it perfect for sipping on a warm day or using as a base for cocktails. The natural flavours are clean and vibrant, showcasing the quality ingredients used in its creation.

Finish: The finish is crisp and clean, leaving a lingering taste of sweet strawberries with a hint of lemongrass. There's no bitterness or astringency, just a delightful reminder of the delicious flavours that have come before.

Overall Impression

Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass is a delightful spirit that captures the essence of summer in a bottle. The natural strawberry and lemongrass flavours are perfectly balanced, creating a refreshing and inviting drink. The smooth texture and light body make it easy to enjoy on its own or in a variety of cocktails. Whether you're hosting a garden party or simply relaxing on the patio, Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass is the perfect way to add a touch of summer delight to any occasion.

Serving Suggestions

Classic Highball: For a simple yet refreshing serve, fill a highball glass with ice and add 50ml of Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass. Top with premium soda water and garnish with a fresh strawberry and a sprig of lemongrass.

Sparkling Summer Punch: For a crowd-pleasing punch, combine 300ml of Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass, 150ml of fresh lime juice, 100ml of simple syrup, and 750ml of chilled sparkling wine in a large punch bowl. Garnish with sliced strawberries, chopped lemongrass, and fresh mint sprigs.

Fruity Fusion Cocktail:  For a flavourful twist, muddle a few fresh raspberries and a sprig of mint in a shaker. Add 50ml of Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass, 25ml of fresh lemon juice, and 20ml of simple syrup. Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a fresh raspberry.

Food Pairing Recommendations

The refreshing flavours of Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass make it a versatile drink that can be enjoyed with a variety of foods. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Light Salads: The sweetness and citrus notes pair beautifully with light salads featuring fresh fruit, grilled vegetables, or goat cheese.
  • Spicy Dishes: The sweetness of the spirit can help tame the heat of spicy dishes like Thai curries or jerk chicken.
  • Desserts: Enjoy a glass of Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass alongside a light and fruity dessert like a strawberry tart or a lemon panna cotta.

Conclusion

Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass is a delightful spirit that offers a refreshing and flavourful escape from the ordinary. Its natural flavours, smooth texture, and versatility make it a perfect addition to your summer repertoire. So, grab a bottle, explore the variety of serving suggestions, and experience the taste of summer in every sip.

Availability

Grey Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass is available for purchase at The General Wine Co. Visit our website or our store in Liphook to find yours today!

 

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