London Dry Gin
The Chelsea Gin Co.
Style: London Dry
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
David T. Smith
Juniper jumps from the glass with bright, resinous and invigorating aromas. Fans of classic gins will love this from the offset.
The traditional profiles continues on the palate, ticking all of the boxes: juniper, citrus, and spice. This is dry, with a gentle alcoholic power behind it.
A little sweetness, followed by a lingering earthy pepper – clean and lasting.
A textbook example of a classic Gin Tonic gin. Faultless – difficult to beat.
Big and juniper driven, but well balanced with all the aromas expected from a London Dry – complex and enticing.
Loses nothing. Balanced, with crisp and juicy citrus playing with the dry, herbal and earthy notes.
Could be longer, but clean and fresh.
Serve with ice, lime or grapefruit, topped with tonic, or in a classic cocktail such as a dry martini, to allow all those traditional botanicals to shine through.