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Gin is truly the in vogue spirit of the moment. Any self-respecting cocktail bar in the world will have a fine array of gins on the gantry. This spirit tends to offer a depth and complexity that other white spirits cannot offer and for that reason is the perfect basis for dozens of cocktails as well as being superb with quality tonic and a wedge of fruit.
Gin is a derivative of the Dutch drink Jenever (meaning Juniper). Traditionally, Jenever was made from the distillation of Dutch malt wine resulting in a harsh, roughly 50% ABV spirit. To make it more palatable, the abundant and supposedly medicinal Juniper berries were added. Gin is based on this method of production however many botanicals are generally added before the spirit is re-distilled. The decision of which botanicals to use is very important in the production process of individual distillers as this plays a major role in the creation of a unique flavour for that particular gin (however the predominant botanical is still the juniper berry). The popularity of this style of drink rose in Britain during the tail-end of the 17th century when William of Orange occupied the British throne.
Gin - 50cl / 20%
Handmade in small batches. A sweet and citrusy gin liqueur which envelops and delights the senses. The delicate flavour of natural orange blossom and the candied tang of mandarin are infused with the award-winning Edinburgh Gin Classic to create a refreshingly fruity gin liqueur.
Gin - 70cl / 40%
Presented in a lovely gift pack containing a branded copa glass. Distilled in England from Neutral Grain spirit and infused with exquisite botanicals. Brockmans is an incredibly smooth and fruity gin with strong berry notes. For something a bit different, try it with Ginger Ale rather than Tonic wa…was £34.99
Gin - 70cl / 46%
The Botanist Gin comes from the creative minds of Islay's Bruichladdich distillery. It utilises the usual nine botanicals found in gin but also includes a further 22 native Islay botanicals adding a distinctive character to the drink. This new limited release gift pack contains an easy to use herb…
Gin - 70cl / 43%
Described as an expression of true love! This exclusive, small-batch gin features a delicate balance of aromatics. Lovingly handcrafted in the heart of Edinburgh, it makes a stylish and unique gift for any gin lover. Juniper-forward on the nose, the palate is a perfect balance.
Gin - 70cl / 41.5%
Gin - 70cl / 43.1%
Chelsea Royal is made in the heart of London by “batch distillation” in a traditional John Dore still using 100% grain spirit to produce the highest quality pure gin.Chelsea Royal London Dry Gin is crafted from the finest grain spirit distilled with a secret blend of the highest quality botanica…
Gin - 70cl / 43.3%
City of London Old Tom Gin is an authentic Old Tom; it’s lightly sweetened and combines a hint of warm spice flavour with lingering zesty citrus notes.
Gin - 70cl / 41.3%
Winner of a Silver Award at the International Wines and Spirits Competition 2015. City of London is a one-shot connoisseur’s London Dry Gin, flavoured with a fine balance of juniper berries, angelica, liquorice and coriander seeds – with fresh orange, lemon and pink grapefruit added also to giv…