Tag: Dry Gin

GIN REVIEW: 1897 QUININE GIN 45.8%

quinine gin

This is an interesting gin with, guess what, quinine, or to be precise cinchona bark as a botanical. It sounds obvious and simple, however ideas that after the fact appear simple are oftentimes the most inspired. It has taken some time for… Read More

Gin review : Tanqueray Bloomsbury 47.3%

bloomsbury

Over the past few years Tanqueray have produced two Limited Edition gins, Malacca and Old Tom. Their latest addition to the collection is Bloomsbury, based on an 1880s recipe created at that time when the Tanqueray distillery was located in Bloomsbury in… Read More

Burleigh’s London Dry – 40% ABV

31dover-burleighs-london-dry-gin

Master distiller Jamie Baxter has made a number of very fine gins, his latest exploit being to help realise the dream of Phil Burley in creating Burleighs gin. Using a brace of unusual botanicals including dandelion, burdock and silver birch, they have… Read More

Gin review: Shetland Reel 43% ABV

shetland reel gin

Scotland is becoming a powerhouse of gin, one of the latest additions being Shetland Reel, a small batch gin produced in the most northerly inhabited Island in the UK, Unst in Shetland. The gin uses 8 botanicals including locally grown apple mint,… Read More

Gin Review: Makar Glasgow gin

Makar Gin

There’s a lot going on in Scotland at the moment with gin… good news we say! We came across Makar Glasgow gin a couple of months ago and we’re very glad we did. Using just 7 botanicals alongside juniper this gin is… Read More