East London Liquor Company’s signature London Dry Gin is distilled using the finest 100% British wheat spirit via both vapour and direct maceration with fresh lemon and grapefruit peel, coriander, angelica root, juniper berries, cubeb berries and cardamom. The bright, fresh flavours of the citrus and juniper give way to the spiciness of the cubeb berries and cardamom, making this an excellent Gin and Tonic spirit, topped off with a wedge of lime.
Nose: Bright, fresh citrus backed by juniper.
Taste: Juniper gives way to spicy cubeb berries and cardamom.
Finish: Spices continue on the pallet.
Overall: Fresh and spicy dry Gin.
East London Liquor Company London Dry Gin is an excellently put together gin. It doesn’t over complicate things with absurd amounts of botanicals, choosing to keep things simple, which in turn makes it a very versatile spirit. Try it in any classic or contemporary gin cocktail, or simply a well made Gin and Tonic that’s bound to satisfy.
If the person you’re buying for is a fan of the East London Liquor Company London Dry Gin, you could also try Fords Gin, Silent Pool or Scapegrace.
Alcoholic spirits originally found their place as a “cure all’ in medieval Europe. Gin was the next step, incorporating the medical benefits held in plants. Various botanical elements were thought to have different health giving properties most notably in the case of gin, juniper. When mixed with spiritus alcohol a rudimentary medicine was formed and became popular all over the continent.
East London Liquor Company
ABOUT THE DISTILLERY
Originally a glue factory in Bow Wharf, East London Liquor Company found their home in the disused industrial space and repurposed the venue to begin distilling in July 2014, producing and importing a range of spirits, including whisky, gin, vodka, and rum.
Lemon Peel, Grapefruit Peel, Coriander, Angelica Root, Juniper Berries, Cubeb Berries, Cardamom.