London Dry Gin
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
David T. Smith
Clean and crisp juniper, angelica and coriander. Simple, but also a classic nose.
A real complexity comes through on the palate on top of a good, solid classic gin backbone, augmented by gentle spice and mellow citrus.
A dry, slightly leafy finish that is clean and pure with very little alcohol burn.
A fine example of a classic gin that would be well-suited to a Martini.
Fresh citrus fruits, pine needles, peppery spices and earthy root aromas. Clean and balanced.
Dry, powerful and fairly complex with a sharp citrus edge cutting through the juniper and fresh green herbal flavours.
Warm and dry, of medium length and with a soft citrus twang.
A good example of a traditional style gin that will shine through a classic tonic mixer and stand its ground in a cocktail. Garnish with a twist of citrus peel and perhaps a sprig of mint.