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Hayman’s Old Tom Gin

Many people are unfamiliar with True English Old Tom Gin. Dating back to a period when gin was more richly flavoured, it remains a family favourite to this day.

The gloriously generous quantities of botanicals used in the Hayman family recipe create a bold citrus and juniper pine character that is rich and rounded on the palate with a beautifully delicate finish. And the subtle underlying sweetness keeps it true to the original style of Victorian gin first enjoyed in 19th Century England.

Enjoy this True English Old Tom in a classic Martinez cocktail, a refreshing Tom Collins or a rich and full flavoured Old Tom and Tonic.

Gin-Note™ Flavour Guidance

Nuanced and Classic

Rich, round and gloriously bold with citrus and juniper pine character and a subtle earthy sweetness.

Ideal mixer: Citrus tonic water

Recommended garnish: Lemon wedge

Ideal serve: Hayman's Old Tom & Sicilian Lemonade

ABV: 41.4%

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Old Tom & Tonic

50ml Hayman’s Old Tom Gin
Premium Sicilian Lemon Tonic
1. Fill a highball glass with cubed ice.
2. Pour in the gin.
3. Top up with tonic.
4. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Food pairing

Try out a traditional Victorian food pairing with Hayman’s Old Tom Gin and Jersey oysters. The slight sweetness of the gin perfectly matches the oysters’ natural sweetness and contrasts with the oysters’ salty finish.

Nose:Juniper, citrus, soft spice and subtle earthy notes.
Palate:Rich, round and wonderfully smooth, with vibrant citrus and a sherbet-like sweetness.
Finish:Delicate and earthy with lingering hints of citrus and a mouth-coating quality.
Serve:Hayman's Old Tom & Sicilian Lemonade with Lemon Wedge