Tag: aromatic gin

GIN REVIEW : THOMAS DAKIN GIN

Thomas Dakin was at the forefront of distilling ‘high quality gin’ way back in the 1760s when he started a distilling company in Warrington – that later became Greenalls. This was a rich period in the history of gin, as London emerged, bleary eyed, from the gin craze into a time where gin evolved from …

Gin Review: Fifty Eight (58) Gin

Around this time last year the London Gin Club was visited by a lovely chap called Mark Marmont who told us all about an artisan gin he was creating. He asked us what we thought of a possible lable design he was thinking of using – angel wings – we thought it was very nice …

Gin review : Twisted Nose

A few months ago one of our lovely guests popped by and told us their friends in Winchester were making a brand new gin with watercress. Watercress I thought, how unexpected! Now we have said gin, Twisted Nose, in the bar and are impressed enough to include it on our latest tasting menu. Twisted Nose …

Gin Review: Half Hitch gin

A chance meeting between myself and The Rare Tea Company brought the LGC together with Mark from Half Hitch Gin. Half Hitch is made in Camden Lock which was the home of Gilbey’s Gin Distillery from the 1860s untill 1963. This wonderfully innovative gin is made by blending (cold temperature vacuum) single distillates which include …

Gin Review Cambridge Distillery Japenese Gin – 42% abv

We were very excited to discover and obtain a bottle or two of Cambridge Distillery Japanese gin. Japanese and gin are not two words we would normally put together so it was with some interest that we embarked on our tasting. On the nose we picked up sweet floral notes. Neat it is sweet and …

Elephant gin review

We have just received our first bottle of Elephant gin, which was recently released . As with many of the new gins coming out, the packaging is great. In fact the attention to detail on this bottle is very nice indeed. Why Elephant? Well, 15% of the profits from the sale of each bottle goes …

Opihr Gin reviewed by The London Gin Club

The London Gin Club will have a brand new gin on our shelves,  Opihr Oriental Spice London Dry Gin.  Bottled at 40% ABV. A customer mentioned it to us on World Gin day, and we met up with the lovely Frederik at Quintessential Brands at Imbibe last month who are bringing it to market. On …