Premium London Dry Gin
Style: London Dry
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
David T. Smith – 7.2
Nose: Gentle and subtle with hints of earthy violet, chamomile and jasmine.
Palate: A particularly oily mouthfeel with plenty of coriander and a butteriness that is accompanied by cassia and grains of paradise. Green, floral, perfumed notes of cilantro follow.
Finish: A lingering warmth of black pepper and the menthol spice of
Comments: A soft and spicy gin with an oily character and peppery finish. Good potential for use in a traditional gin punch.
Felicity Murray – 8.9
Nose: Big with juniper, citrus and earthy root-like notes. Aromas of angelica, anis, cumin, ginger and coriander seed with mixed garden herbs following.
Palate: Hugely flavoursome with an oily mouthfeel – juicy citrus fruits mingle with gentle spices.
Finish: Crisp citrusy with a touch of mint. Long and clingy.
Comments: Ticks all the boxes for a London Dry. The high ABV gives it an added punch that will shine through any number of mixers. Try with a sprig of rosemary or mint as the garnish.