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We could simply say that Gordon's The Original 1L is the best-selling Gin worldwide. But Gordon's is much more than that! It is the reference when it comes to Gin, the standard used to evaluate every other Gin.
Its 250-years old recipe has remained a secret but the aromas are easily identifiable: dominant juniper, coriander, as well as lemon and orange peel. The numerous illustrious international prizes can also testify the high quality of Gordon's The Original 1L .
Two bottle designs exist for Gordon's The Original 1L . The first is the emblematic green-glass/silver-label which is the most common in Great-Britain whereas the second was launched when the brand went global. This later design has a more colourful yellow and red label with transparent glass. The element that remains is the characteristic boar's head, a reference to the Gordon Clan's history.
Gordon's The Original 1L is the perfect Gin for a classic G&T, Pink Gin, French 75 or Negroni.
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Gordon's The Original 1L
- Vista: The Gordon's The Original 1L is limpid and clear as spring water.
- Nose: It's a vortex odors that escape from this gin, dominated by juniper, but accompanied by mint, floral notes, citrus cilantro and spices.
- Mouth: the attack is dry, but the mouth is proving rather round, juniper dominates the aromas of herbs and spices accompany this slight bitterness brilliantly. The persistent finish is gently mineral.
PRODUCER: The Gordon House was founded in London by a Scotsman, Alexander Gordon, the eighteenth century. The secret original recipe has remained the same since. In the late nineteenth century, it merged with Gordon C.Tanqueray and eventually become the largest producer of gin in England. The company is now part of Diageo.
PREPARATION: Gin Each has its own identity, which results from the mixing of different plants selected and added, or no sugar. However, gin still recognizes the special aroma of juniper berries. The Gordon's The Original 1L contains, among other, anise, cardamom, orange peel ... The basic course is an alcohol malt when added different plants and flavors is distilled twice. Interestingly, while the green bottle is reserved for the domestic market and 37% alcohol, the export version is on a white livery, and contains 47% alcohol.
Gordon's, founded in 1769, is the world’s best-selling London Dry Gin. Triple distilled, the distinctively refreshing taste comes from the finest juniper berries and blend of botanicals. Tanqueray London Dry, created in 1830 by Charles Tanqueray, who was not afraid to mix up brave ideas, designed his own unique style. He invented a gin recipe that is still celebrated to this day. The perfect mix of ingenuity, heritage and hard work. Tanqueray has a perfectly balanced botanical flavour that makes an excellent gin & tonic and dry martini cocktail.More about the Producer