London Dry Gin
Country: Sri Lanka
Price per bottle: £21-40 (US$27-53)
David T. Smith
A clean, subtle nose, with gentle juniper and aromas of angelica.
A modest and restrained gin, with a little sweetness on top of underlying juniper and citrus.
Soft and clean with a residual hint of lemon.
A nicely-made gin, but one that is relaxed in terms of intensity; I’d like a bolder flavour.
Fresh green notes, floral with a hint of citrus, clean and bright over an earthy background – like a walk in the country on a wet spring morning.
Gentle at first then bursts of peppery spice and citrus flavours break through along with liquorice and sweet chestnut.
Pleasantly citrusy and peppery. Medium length.
A balanced and refreshing gin with plenty of flavour that will break through a classic tonic mixer, as well as some of the new flavoured tonics; cucumber, elderflower.