Style: London Dry
Price per bottle: £21-40
David T. Smith
A slightly oily character with anise, rose, and a little leafiness peaking through, along with pine blossom.
A big gin in terms of flavour: resinous upfront, reminiscent of an alpine forest. The initial pineyness gradually makes way for more nuanced spiced notes.
Cracked coriander seed gives oiliness, as well as citrus and pepper spice.
A cleanly distilled classic gin that would make a handsome Martini, maybe garnished with a sprig of rosemary.
Juniper and a gentle hint of celery. Powdery spices and lemon citrus. Okay, so far, so classic.
It’s very soft at first with more bright juniper, lemon citrus, coriander and a touch of something rooty. A herbaceous note builds towards the end.
The herbal notes see this out with piney accents and quite a bit of warmth.
A decent London dry gin with solid, classic aromas and flavours. A gin and tonic calls – perhaps with Mediterranean tonic to tease out those herbal notes.