Our new tasting menus have just been announced and what a truly cracking gathering of gins they are !
Both menus show off the amazing work our gin distillers are doing at the moment and the variety and complexity is fantastic.
Tasting No 1 is
1) HAYMAN’S FAMILY RESERVE 41.3% Lemon peel & Olive
Rested in oak barrels giving subtle vanilla and malty notes
2) FORDS 45% cape gooseberry
Soft Jasmine with a citrus undertone. Flavour-some, balanced and well-rounded.
3) MAKAR 43% Lemon slice
Dry, floral and fragrant with heavy, piney notes and a bold earthiness
4) STAR OF BOMBAY 47.5% Orange slice
Using the same base as Bombay Sapphire but with Italian bergamot, and Ambrette seeds giving aromatic and sweet musky notes.
And Tasting no 2 is
1) BURLEIGH’S 40% Pink grapefruit
11 botanicals including dandelion & burdock. Piney with a citrus nose and gentle floral notes.
2) DUKE OF MUNICH 45% Celery
Dense, savoury flavours with delicate spiced notes from ginger. Complex and crisp
3) SILENT POOL 43% Orange peel
24 botanicals with a sweet fruitiness on the nose. Floral notes from lavender & chamomile with a clean , peppery, citrus finish.
4) JINZU 41.3% Cherry
Blended with Japanese Sake, giving a creamy mouthfeel & cherry blossom giving a delicate sweetness.
What a summer-time treat they truly are!