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Windspiel Premium Dry Gin Pistacchio
39,99 (€79,98 per l)
  • Herkunft Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

  • Alkohol 37.5% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Tonka bean, Lemon, Pistazie

Black whale gin
39,99 (€79,98 per l)
  • Herkunft Brandenburg, Germany

  • Alkohol 45% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Orange, Sugar kelp, Lemon

SNOWO Distillers JOKI - Limited Edition - Lodon Dry Gin
58,00 (€116,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Baden-Württemberg

  • Alkohol 47% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Basil, Cherry, Currants

Concrete Jungle Gin
Concrete Jungle Gin
11,90 (€119,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Berlin, Germany

  • Alkohol 47% vol.

20457 Hafencity Gin
20457 Hafencity Gin
37,50 (€75,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Hamburg, Germany

  • Alkohol 41% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Kaffir lime leaves, Orange, Nutmeg, Cubeb pepper

Murre Gin Fünnefunfuffzich - Premium London Dry Gin
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35,90 (€71,80 per l) 39,90
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 55% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Peppermint, Orange zest

Murre Gin - Premium London Dry Gin
33,90 (€67,80 per l)
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 44% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Peppermint, Orange zest

Gin pearls
18,50 (€185,00 per kg)
  • Herkunft Bremen, Germany

  • Alkohol 44.4% vol.

alwa® mettermalt® Gin
34,90 (€69,80 per l)
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 45% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Blackberries

WUTACH London Dry Gin
31,00 (€62,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 43% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Citrus, Star anise

The Wild Alps - William Morris Dry Gin
The Wild Alps - William Morris Dry Gin
49,50 (€70,71 per l)
  • Herkunft St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • Alkohol 47% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Orange, Galangal

Tumeric Raw Gin
Tumeric Raw Gin
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33,50 (€67,00 per l) 35,00
  • Herkunft Hamburg, Germany

  • Alkohol 45% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Pepper, Coriander, Turmeric

No 825 Apothecary's London Dry Gin
No 825 Apothecary's London Dry Gin
38,90 (€111,14 per l)
  • Herkunft Berlin, Germany

  • Alkohol 47% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Citrus

SHADOWS Gin Franconian Dry Gin - London Dry Gin
35,00 (€70,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

  • Alkohol 43% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Hops

040/GIN - London Dry Gin
040/GIN - London Dry Gin
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34,99 (€69,98 per l)
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 40% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Apple

20457 Hafencity Gin Navy Strength
20457 Hafencity Gin Navy Strength
45,00 (€90,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Hamburg, Germany

  • Alkohol 57% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Kaffir lime leaves, Orange, Nutmeg, Cubeb pepper

NORGIN London Dry Gin
43,00 (€86,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Lower Saxony, Germany

  • Alkohol 43% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Anise, Queller

Longitude - London Dry Gin
Longitude - London Dry Gin
39,90 (€79,80 per l)
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 43% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Pomegranate, Grapefruit, Tasmanian pepper

  

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London Dry Gin is one of the best-known and most popular types of gin in the world and you can browse and order the right gin for you online with us.

What is London Dry Gin?

London Dry Gin is a special type of gin that originated in London. Unlike other varieties, it is made using only natural ingredients and no artificial flavors or additives are used. This gives it a pure and dry taste.

Origin & history

The history of London Dry Gin can be traced back to the 18th century, when gin became increasingly popular in England. During this era, distilleries in the exciting metropolis of London began to develop their own unique style of gin. The term "London Dry" refers to the traditional method of making this fine drink.

Production

The production process of London Dry Gin is not only strictly regulated, but also of particular importance for the quality and taste of the end product. In order to be allowed to carry the coveted "London Dry" label, certain specifications must be adhered to.

The process begins with the production of a neutral spirit made from high-quality grain or molasses. This base serves as the foundation for the further flavoring of the gin. Carefully selected botanicals are used in the flavoring process, primarily juniper berries, which give the gin its characteristic taste. Coriander, lemon peel and a variety of other spices are also used. The exact recipe varies depending on the manufacturer and is often a well-kept secret.

The botanicals are added to the gin either by maceration or distillation. During maceration, the spices are soaked in the neutral spirit and thus ensure intense aromatization. In distillation, on the other hand, the botanicals are heated together with the neutral spirit and then condensed again, distributing their aromatic substances in the gin. Once the aromatization process is complete, the gin is stored in barrels to give it time to mature and further develop its flavour nuances. The duration of this storage also varies depending on the producer and the desired result. Finally, the gin is carefully bottled and prepared for sale. The entire production process requires a high level of precision and expertise to ensure that the end product meets the high standards associated with the "London Dry" label.

Unlike other types of gin, no sugar or artificial flavorings may be added during production. The addition of colorants is also not permitted. This helps to ensure that the taste is particularly pure and dry.

An overview of the botanicals:

In London Dry Gin, the botanicals play the decisive role in aromatization and flavour development.

Here is an overview of some of the frequently used botanicals:

  1. Juniper berries: As the main ingredient in gin, juniper berries are responsible for the distinctive, slightly resinous flavor.

  2. Coriander seeds: These seeds bring a spicy and slightly citrusy note to the gin.

  3. Angelica root: Angelica root gives the gin an earthy and spicy flavor.

  4. Lemon peel: Fresh lemon peel adds a citrusy freshness to the gin.

  5. Orange peel: Orange peel adds a fruity note to the gin and rounds off the aroma.

  6. Iris root: Iris root serves as a binding agent and helps to unite the different flavors in the gin.

  7. Cubeb pepper: This exotic pepper gives the gin a slight spiciness and a light menthol-like aroma.

  8. Cassia bark: Cassia bark brings warm spicy notes such as cinnamon and cloves to the gin.

  9. Licorice root: Licorice root adds a subtle sweetness to the taste of the gin.

These botanicals are carefully selected to achieve a balanced taste and give the London Dry Gin its unmistakable identity. The combination and dosage of botanicals varies depending on the producer and recipe, which means that each London Dry Gin has its own unique flavor nuance.

Fun facts about London Dry Gin

There are many interesting facts about London Dry Gin that may intrigue gin lovers and newcomers alike. Here are 10 fun facts:

  1. Origin: although the name "London" indicates that this gin is made in London, it can actually be produced anywhere in the world.

  2. Botanicals: The main ingredients of London Dry Gin are juniper berries, coriander and citrus fruits such as lemon or orange.

  3. Traditional distillation: To be labeled as "London Dry", this gin must be produced by traditional distillation methods where the botanicals are distilled with neutral alcohol.

  4. No additives: Unlike some other types of gin, no sugar or other additives may be used in the production of London Dry Gin.

  5. Popular for cocktails: Thanks to its dry taste, London Dry Gin is ideal for classic cocktails such as the Martini or the Negroni.

  6. Well-known brands: Some well-known brands of London Dry Gin are Tanqueray, Beefeater and Bombay Sapphire. However, you won't find any mainstream gins here, but special gins from smaller producers.

  7. Historical background: The history of London gin dates back to the 17th century, when Dutch immigrants brought their distilling skills to London.

  8. International recognition: London Dry Gin is a protected geographical indication (PGI) and is recognized by the European Union.

  9. Versatility: Although London Dry Gin is often enjoyed neat or in cocktails, it can also be used as an ingredient in various dishes to give them an interesting flavor note.

Frequently asked questions & answers

What makes a good London Dry Gin?

A good London Dry Gin is characterized by its unique flavor profile, which is shaped by the botanicals used and the traditional distillation methods.

The flavor profile is usually dry and spicy. Typical botanicals are juniper berries, coriander, angelica root and citrus fruits such as lemon or orange. These classic botanicals give the gin its characteristic aromas and ensure a harmonious balance between the various flavor components.

How is London Dry Gin drunk?

It can be enjoyed in different ways. Many people drink it neat, either chilled or on ice. A popular cocktail with London Dry Gin is the classic "Gin & Tonic", in which the gin is mixed with tonic water. However, there are also many other ways to mix London Dry Gin, for example with citrus fruits such as limes or grapefruits.

Why is it called London Dry Gin?

The term "London Dry" refers to the traditional method of producing gin in England, particularly in London. The term guarantees consumers that the gin has been produced according to certain standards and has the characteristic dry taste.

What are alternatives to London Dry Gin?

If you are looking for alternatives to London Dry Gin, there are many other types of gin on the market. Popular alternatives include Sloe Gin, which is sweeter and fruitier, Old Tom Gin, which is slightly sweeter and spicier, or Plymouth Gin, which is slightly spicy and fruity.

Which gin tastes similar?

If you are looking for a gin that is similar to London Dry Gin, you have many options. Gins such as classic dry gin or traditional gin have a similar profile. These are often made with similar botanicals such as juniper berries, coriander and citrus fruits, giving them a comparable taste. However, it is also worth trying different gins and discovering their unique flavors to find your personal favorite.

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