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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 - 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 / 47.3%
Winner of a Gold Award at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2016. City of London Square Mile Gin is a one-shot London dry gin flavoured with juniper berries, coriander seeds, orris root, angelica, liquorice, fresh orange & lemon and a few other botanicals.
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 / 45.3%
Winner of a Double-Gold Award at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2016. Christopher Wren Gin has been designed by expert Master Distiller Tom Nichol. This premium gin combines the subtle flavours of juniper, coriander, angelica root, liquorice and sweet orange to give a complex gin that …
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…
Gin - 70cl / 43%
AK’S Gin is distilled using honey and wheat farmed at Arbikie along with carefully selected botanicals chosen by their Master Distiller, Kirsty Black. As farmers they perfectly nurture their ingredients used to distill, giving both an amazing provenance as well as full traceability of ultra-premi…
Gin - 35cl / 47%
Image for Illustration Purposes Only! Pickering's is Edinburgh's first gin distillery for over 150 years, they've been a long time coming but we think they're worth the wait! This limited edition Pickering's sees selected batches of gin aged in oak casks from Scotland's most iconic whisky regions.…