Edinburgh Classic Gin

London Dry Gin

Edinburgh // Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 49 )

This classic London Dry-style gin is distilled in Edinburgh at The Biscuit Factory Distillery in Leith. Fourteen botanicals are used in the production and include pine, heather and milk thistle which are sourced in Scotland. Other botanicals include lavender, mulberries, orange peel, lemongrass, cobnuts, and lime peel.

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  • London Dry Gin
    Neutral spirit flavored with juniper and other botanicals. In the US, the minimum ABV is 40%; In the EU, it is 37.5%. Originally, only made in London, this can be made anywhere. No artificial flavors or colors can be added. Only water, neutral grain spirit, and sugar (no more than 0.1g/l) can be added.
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Tasting Notes

"From the start you get the pine-y notes and some citrus before the floral heather aromas come in focus. The spices, particularly the coriander, comes on a bit stronger on the palate and the finish is clean and only slightly bitter. This is a fairly flexible gin for cocktails as the floral notes are present, but don't take over the more traditional botanicals as some new brands of gin do. Try in any sour cocktail or martini served with a twist."

Score 88

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