Gin is one of the greatest spirits there is to offer, commonly consumed in a Gin and Tonic or a Martini of some sort. The characteristics of gins are vast due to the many botanicals used in the production today and the non-strict choice of neutral spirit a distillery can use. The infusion of the botanicals give the gin the refreshing essence that appeals to people all over the world. The only botanical that must be included in the distilleries choice of mix is juniper whilst others can range from cinnamon through to orris root, there is no limit to the number you can use.
Another beautiful bottle from Monkey 47 filled with their exceptional sloe gin. It is made by macerating sloes (from the black forest in Germany) in their finest spirit for 3 months. This sloe gin is spicy, very fruity with a harmonious touch of juniper, a little nuttiness on the finish. Very complex.
Monkey 47 gin comes from the heart of the Black Forest in Germany, where the water is among the purest in Europe. The number 47 reflects the number of botanicals used in this stunning gin (the ABV content too), which include six different types of peppers just to start with (!), followed by cranberries and many other botanicals. The flavours that make up this unique drink give …
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A superb gin that hails from East Sussex, and which features a heavy dose of local hops. In fact, the producer found a local wild hop growing in the hedgerows, then cultivated it in one acre of their Salehurst hop farm. It’s infused with...
Based in Aiskew, Bedale in Yorkshire, Masons distillery use a small traditional copper alembic still to create their Yorkshire Dry Gin. Try this in a Gin Yorkshire Rose by adding a measure of Cointreau, a wedge of orange and a dash of sugar syrup, garnished with a white rose petal.
Yorkshire Tea Gin from the Masons distillery in Yorkshire. This ought to go down a treat if youre a fan of a good old English brew!
A great summer tipple from this successful Yorkshire distillery. Masons have gone and created a gin with the fragrant aromas of Lavender!
Award winning English Gin, Martin Millers was awarded Gold Medal for Worlds Best Contemporary Gin in the World Gin Awards. The bottle illustrates it being shipped up to Iceland, this is where it is mixed with fresh spring water before its put on the market.
An old tom expression from the Makar Gin range by The Glasgow Distillery Company. This is an old fashioned, sweeter style gin that goes down rather nicely when garnished with lemon peel and a slice of plum.
Using their traditional Makar Glasgow Gin theyve used mulberry casks to aged their gin for just 10 weeks, resulting in additional tastiness and a slight hue from the wood contact. This one goes exceptionally well in a classic Martini cocktail.
From the Glasgow Distillery Company, Makar is a juniper forward gin boasting a natural refreshing flavour. This gin also has a great touch of spice from the black peppercorns used as one of its botanicals. Makar Glasgow gin picked up a Master award in the 2015 Gin Masters, thats pretty good going.
Made and named after its selection of eight botanicals used to produce this flavoursome gem, Langleys No. 8 Distilled London Gin is indeed a rather sophisticated drink made from 100% English grain spirit. The number 8 also comes from the final list of possible abvs to present the gin at, 41.7% being the eighth one tasted out of a bunch of twelve. Langleys is a punchy, Juniper f…
Produced by Pauls Ramonds son (said to be king of Soho) this gin is made with 12 different botanicals, the reson behind its ultra-refreshing character.
The second release from pioneering Japanese distillery, Kyoto. Ki No Tea Dry Gin is quite the exquisite tipple - theyve partnered with tea blender Hori-Shichimeien to use Gyokuro and Tencha teas with botanicals Yuzu, Hinoki, juniper and others.
Things just got even better with Kyoto Distilleries navy strength version of their superb Ki No Bi Gin. This higher strength expression was released alongside the Tokyo International Bar Show.
Alex Davies (former head distiller at both Chase and the Cotwolds) has now created Ki No Bi Kyoto Dry Gin from the Kyoto distillery in Japan! To produce this utterly delicious gin they use rice spirit and local botanicals including yuzu, hinoki, sansho pepper and gyokuro tea. One Per Customer Only
A collaboration from the London Distillery Company and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Theyve produced an impressive organic gin here, by distilling their spirit using TLDCs 140 litre copper pot still and sourcing botanicals from the grounds of the KEW gardens.
Exploring is clearly difficult work, hence the impressive ABV on this edition of Dodds organic gin. In fact, it’s a nod to the high strength gin rations given in the navy. This unusual release is a partnership between Kew Royal Botanical Gardens and the London Distillery Company, and comes a fantastically old-school bottle.
A superb gin creation combining traditions from England and Japan. The sprit is created in England and infused with a botanical mix including coriander, yuzu, of course juniper, angelica and Japanese cherry blossom. Japanese sake is then added to give Jinzu gin a very unique and pleasant character, which really works a treat, almost a smooth creaminess, enhancing the drink sple…
From the 2015 microdistillery of the year comes this Swedish sloe gin made by Hernö. Its produced by adding the best of sloe berries to their standard gin and touching things up with a drop of honey. Each bottle is hand numberd with a bottle and batch figure.
Swedens Distiller of the Year, Hernö, paired up with Box Whisky to produce a limited edition gin finished in one of their used whisky casks, which once held some pretty delicious sherry! The gin spent 21 days in the ex-whisky cask resulting in a slightly spicy, sensational Juniper juice!
Navy Strength meaning you could splash this on gunpowder and it would still set alight, comes this high ABV gin from the Swedish Hernö distillery. A classic and traditional gin hailing back many, many years.
Matured in barrels made from juniper wood, Swedish distillers Hernö have done something quite unique here with their Juniper Cask Gin. So unique it has been crowned with the Master award in the Ultra Premium category at The Gin Masters for two years in a row.
A multi-award winning Swedish gin from the Hernö distillery, where they make some rather unique gins indeed. This is made with a selection of eight botanicals and each bottle is hand numbered.
This Export Strength gin bottled at 47% ABV, from the award winning Swedish microdistillery Hernö. Their gin is made using a small selection of botanicals including Lingon berries, vanilla, juniper, meadowsweet and more.
An award winning contemporary gin which uses cucumber as one of its main botanicals. Distilled from a pot-still Hendrick’s is one of the most popular gins due to its incredibly refreshing character.
A high strength gin from Hayman Distillers named after the Royal Dock in Deptford, London, which was a well-known base for the British Navy. As for the gin, its brimming with citrus and intense notes of juniper.
Hayman is a family company with history dating back to 1863. The original family company was bought by James Burrough, who is the great grandfather of Chairman Christopher Hayman. James Burrough Limited consisted of a Fine Alcohols Division and a Drinks Division with a portfolio of Gin and Vodkas – most notably Beefeater Gin. Christopher Hayman inherited his passion of Gin dist…
Hayman is a family company with history dating back to 1863. The original family company was bought by James Burrough, who is the great grandfather of Chairman Christopher Hayman. James Burrough Limited consisted of a Fine Alcohols Division and a Drinks Division with a portfolio of Gin and Vodkas – most notably Beefeater Gin. Christopher Hayman inherited his passion of Gin di…
Gutsy Monkey is a full-bodied, rich and smooth spiced gin, with subtle citrus and complex aromatic highlights. It uses bold, earthy Croatian juniper, fresh lime zest, fresh ginger and fresh thyme, a gorgeous Jamaican allspice, coriander seed, black pepper and a touch of cumin for warmth.
Great as the weather cools and the nights draw in...
Gordon Castle gin is a small-batch, handcrafted gin with great provenance, made using botanicals from its restored walled garden. Once restored it will be the largest fully productive garden in Scotland. Lavender, mint and gooseberry are within the selection of botanicals grown in the walled garden and used for this superb gin, offering a unique and crisp flavour.
Irish distiller Glendalough – which also produces a range of whiskies– brings us a fascinating gin. It uses fresh botanicals, as opposed to dried ones, which are all foraged from the glacial valley that surrounds the distillery.
Crafted by The UKs Most Exceptional Distillery comes Garden Tiger Gin from the Capreolus distillery in the Cotswolds. Produced in tiny batches of just 200 bottles at one time, they use a selection of 34 carefully-chosen botanicals including organic blood orange, flowers and spice. We mustnt ignore the stunning presentation either...
Garden Tiger gins are produced by the artisanal operation at Capreolus Distillery, which is located in the the heart of the Cotswolds. Made with 34 botanicals, this particular edition is aged in chestnut wood and bottled at 47% ABV.
A grape-based gin made by Foxhole Spirits in sunny West Sussex. They use the unused grapes from the Bolney Wine Estate to create Foxhole Gin, whilst at the same time helping reduce wastage in the English wine industry. The spirit is distilled with a number of botanicals including coriander, both angelica seed and root, juniper, orris and liquorice root, grapefruit and lemon zes…
Gin and shiraz? This one from Four Pillars made our heads tun at N&P when we heard wine grapes were involved from Yarra Valley, Australia. The grapes were steeped in the gin for two months before they were pressed to take the flavour of the gin to new heights.
Presented in an eye-catching porcelain bottle is Forest Gin made by husband and wife Karl and Lindsey. This ultra small batch gin is made in bathes of just 85 bottles at a time. Usually sometimes less. Organic juniper berries and coriander seeds are distilled using a copper condenser along with other botanicals including berries, moss, gorse flowers and ferns. All of which are …
Named after the annual levy of 50 pounds, known as the 1736 gin act, was demanded from those who wished to produce or sell gin at the time. Fifty pounds was one of only two distilleries that agreed to pay this tax. A cracking London Dry Gin that is made in small batches and provides an exceptional velvetiness.
A very interesting gin from the FEW spirits distillery in Illinois, USA. The gin is barrel-aged giving it a unique character of sweetness and great complexity from the oak. This stuff really makes your drink something to look forward to.
A very unique gin made using bourbon that has not been aged (hence no colour), as appose to other gins that are commonly made using neutral spirits. FEW American gin has an extremely unique and vibrant character. The story behind FEW spirits goes back to the city of Evanston in the United States of America, where the distillery is in action today after pulling through the hi…
A German fruit genever made from hand-picked Riesling grapes from the Ziliken estate, combined with 30 extraordinary botanicals from the vineyards nearby. They use locally grown pear quinces which are grown on the grounds of the Saar distillery. Once the gin is made its infused with 2011 Rausch Kabinett wine, seriously delicious stuff.
Made by Spencerfield Spirits Company this gins set of botanicals include milk thistle and heather giving it a wonderful light creaminess. Quite a superb gin this one. International Spirits Challenge 2013 - Silver Medal - Distilled Premium Gin International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013 - Silver Medal - Gin - Contemporary Styles
Quite a herbaceous gin from the East London Liquor Company, this one. Made in small batches they use botanicals including thyme, coriander seeds, orris root, plenty juniper, and more.
Batch one from the Premium Gin range by East London Liquor Company is made with 100% wheat spirit and features Darjeeling tea in its botanical selection!
A London Dry Gin from the East London Liquor Company, which was awarded Gold in The Gin Master 2015 in both the Standard and Super Premium category. This superb gin is made with grapefruit peel, lemon peel, coriander and many more botanicals.
Made by hand in small batches in the Black Country, Dr Eamer cold compounds the botanicals to infuse the flavours without the need for heat. The process imparts the true flavour of each carefully selected botanical into the spirit, allowing for each distinct flavour to be appreciated separately from the rest. Aromatic, warming with a delicious burst of cinnamon & citrus! Gret…
Darnlys View gin is created using six botanicals - juniper, coriander seed, elderflower, lemon peel and orris root. This is a delcious gin with complex flavours, the orris root brings a touch of parma violet, combined with citrus from the lemon and slight sweetness from the elderflower, this is great on its own or equally so with a mixer. Winner of the Gin Masters award 2013. W…
Another winner from the Gin Kitchen, using a light fresh juniper from Kossovo as the base with a kick of aromatic green cardamom and uplifting citrus notes from pink grapefruit. The use of some unusual roots adds complexity and gives the gin a sweet, warm mouth feel.
Seaweed Gin from The Dá Mhìle distillery on Glynhynod Farm in Llandysul, Wales. They infuse their small batch gin for a short few weeks with seaweed taken from the Newquey coast line, creating a subtle green hue. Its then filtered multiple times before being bottled, resulting in a clean, refreshing gin with unique coastal character.
A barrel aged gin from the Dá Mhíle distillery in Llandysul, Wales. This gin spent 6 months ageing in casks that once held single grain whisky, an interesting method and its of course organic too.