Having been out of fashion for so many years, gin is making a successful come-back on the cocktail circuit. Various innovative brands are now offering a new angle on gin's traditional flavour profile. Meanwhile, a host of new cocktails means there are far more ways to enjoy gin, beyond the ubiquitous gin and tonic. Read More »
Nardini's Ginepro Grappa Liqueur is made by distilling juniper berries and combining with grain spirit and natural aromas. Nardini was founded way back in 1779 and they have been producing grappa and liqueurs ever since. This is delightful when combined with a splash of soda.
A deluxe high-strength gin, awarded 97 points and the title 'Spirit of the Year 2003' by the Chicago Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI), the world’s largest and most powerful drinks testing organisation.
Familiar all over Europe, but little-seen here in the UK, this is a litre bottle of the higher-strength Gordon's Yellow Label, made to Alexander Gordon's original recipe - and hence the original gin for classics such as the Vesper.
The King of Soho London Dry Gin is distilled in London. The brainchild of Howard Raymond as a tribute to his late father - 'The King of Soho', Paul Raymond. 12 botanicals are used in the production, including coriander, grapefruit peel, angelica root and cassia.
An impressive-looking premium gin from famous wine & spirits merchants Berry Bros & Rudd, No. 3 London Dry is distilled in copper potstills in Holland, counts cardamom seeds and grapefruit peel among its botanicals, and has been bottled at an invigorating 46%.
A quality new potstill American gin made in very small batches and distilled five times for extra purity, using natural botanicals that are macerated overnight in the still. "...I rarely drink hard liquor, but I must say this was the smoothest gin I have ever had." - Robert Parker
A genever from respected Dutch distiller Zuidam, distilled on one of their traditional pot stills in small batches before being aged for a year in oak barrels. This is a very different prospect to English style gins.
A London gin named after one of the capital's most prestigious addresses, Berkeley Square is a super-premium gin from G & J Greenall, who have macerated unusual botanicals including basil, lavendar and kaffir lime leaves in a copper potstill to produce this 'Authentically Superior' creation.
A deliciously tasty gin from the highly innovative Williams Chase distillery in Herefordshire. Not content with knocking out the delightful Chase potato vodka, they've now bottled this wonderfully fresh (and pleasantly potent) gin, distilled from their own organically grown apples. Bravo!