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Gordon’s London Dry Gin

From Tanqueray Gordons Ltd

Multi-awarding winning classic, made to the same exacting standard as Alexander Gordon held in 1769, Gordon’s Gin is an unashamedly juniper-prominent gin: classic in a bold, fresh style. It is complemented by a sparkle of citrus and a gentle black pepper The spirit is rounded out by a luxuriously smooth texture and touch of sweetness.

Gordon’s London Dry Gin was developed by Alexander Gordon, a Londoner of Scottish descent. He opened a distillery in the Southwark area in 1769, later moving in 1786 to Clerkenwell.

The Special London Dry Gin he developed proved successful, and its secret recipe remains unchanged to this day. The distinctively refreshing taste comes from the finest handpicked juniper berries and a selection of other botanicals. It’s the taste that’s made Gordon’s the world’s best-selling London Dry gin.

 

 

Gin-Note.com™ flavour guidance

Bold and Classic

A bold juniper‐led taste with zesty notes of citrus. Perfect for gin and tonic. Multi‐Gold Award winning and the world’s favourite gin.

Ideal mixer: Classic tonic

Recommended garnish: Wedge of lime

Ideal serve: Gordon’s & Tonic with lots of ice and a wedge of lime

Juniper
Citrus
Floral
Fruit
Herbal
Spice

Information provided by brand owner. Framework provided by The Gin Guild.

ABV:37.5%
Website:https://www.gordonsgin.com

Botanicals used in Gordon’s London Dry Gin:

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