Deacon Giles Original Gin
Old Tom Gin
Deacon Giles // Massachusetts, USA
Founded by Ian Hunter and Jesse Brenneman and located in Salem, Massachusetts, Deacon Giles Distillery produces handcrafted, small batch spirits. Their Original Gin is made from a mash of malted barley and rye and infused with juniper, coriander, orange and lemon peel, mace, cardamom, rose hips, and angelica root. It is distilled in the "Old Tom" style, a recipe popular during 18th century England, and bottled at 43% ABV.
Old Tom GinThis style is not legally defined, but in general, this style of gin is mildly sweet and is not juniper-forward. It falls in between London Dry Gin and Genever in terms of sweetness level.