Benham's Sonoma Dry Gin
Benham's // California, USA
Benham's Sonoma Dry Gin is made at the Graton Distilling Co. in Sonoma County, California. Twelve botanicals are individual distilled via vapor-distillation in a column still. In addition to the requisite juniper, other botanicals include Meyer lemon, Buddha's hand, cardamom, peppermint, angelica, coriander, grains of paradise, star anise, galangal, orris root and chamomile.
Modern GinAlso has been referred to as "Contemporary", "New Western", "New Wave", and "New American". This style is not legally defined. In general, this category of gin, while it does contain juniper, places less of an emphasis on this botanical. Other botanicals not classically used in London Dry gins are often utilized and often highlight botanicals grown in the region the gin is produced. Most produced as either London Dry or Distilled Gins.