Spirit of the Month: February 2018

We choose our Spirit of the Month to highlight some of the greatest spirits in the world. Some of them are age-old classics, some of them are great new releases, but whatever it is, you can be sure that it's something we love. This month we've chosen:

Dodd's Gin – The Whisky Exchange Spirit of the Month
Dodd's Gin – The Whisky Exchange Spirit of the Month
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Dodd's Gin

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The first product from The London Distillery Company, this punchy gin is named after Ralph Dodd, an entrepreneur in the early 19th century who founded his own gin distillery. Dodd's Gin uses fresh lime peel, cardamom and London honey, as well as more traditional gin botanicals such as juniper and angelica.

Tasting Notes

Glass of Dodd's Gin

From The Whisky Exchange

  • Nose: Big, welcoming and powerful, with a good whack of juniper and refreshing citrus along with spicy, fragrant cardamom.
  • Palate: The higher ABV creates a more satisfying texture and mouthfeel and delivers plenty of punchy flavour, with juniper, red fruits and more cardamom and zingy citrus.
  • Finish: Clean, with juniper, black pepper and spice lingering.

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    About Dodd's

    Dodd's

    History

    Dodd's Gin is made by The London Distillery Company (TLDC), which was founded in 2011 by Darren Rook. The company is based in Bermondsey, south London, and has plans to open a second distillery at the site of the iconic Battersea Power Station. The ambition doesn't stop there – TLDC plans to open a microbrewery and its own whisky distillery, too.

    2 Customer Reviews

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    • 5
      26 December 2017

      I shared this as a gift with a long time member of the Craft Gin Club who said it was outstanding - I'm not one to argue!

    • 5
      2 November 2014

      Best gin I''ve ever had.