London Dry Gin
McCormick Distilling International
Style: London Dry
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: UK, USA
David T. Smith
A classic nose of juniper and angelica with malty coriander and a dusting of cocoa.
Indulgent in texture with a little sweet spice. This slight sweetness balances out the intensity from the alcohol and is accompanied by soft violet notes.
A clean finish with a dash of pepper and some lingering cinnamon too.
A classic gin with a spicy character; this would work well with ginger ale in a Gin Buck.
It smells quite classic; there’s a good juniper character with coriander and orange citrus. A touch of sweet-spicy cinnamon stick comes later.
It’s quite warm, with more of those juniper and coriander-spice notes and a hint of something rooty or woody at the back.
This is mid-length, drying out with notes of juniper.
This has the bare bones of the decent gin. It could be brought into its own with classic tonic.