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No 209 Gin

Love the bottle!! Don't know about the gin. Any one know where I can get hold of the Martin Miller's 54 Tenth Anniversary bottling?

Feb 08, 2010
Tom349 in Spirits

Should I really give gin another try?

Hi I' d persevere, and tryout a few brands. That's the beauty of gin, unlike vodka they all taste really different. I personally like Hendrick's, but it's strong cucumber flavour is perhaps a little closer to a flavoured vodka than other gins. So maybe a good starting point for some. Other great gins are Beefeater 24 and, another personal favourite Martin Miller's, both are new style gins with a softer juniper nose but still made in the traditional manner.

Feb 08, 2010
Tom349 in Spirits

Tanqueray vs. Hendrick's Gin?

For me it has to be Tanqueray. Its a classic gin and perfect for the classics.
Hendrick's is a fine gin but it's slightly musky, cucumber notes make is somehow inappropriate for Martinis or G&T. As they say its unusual.

Feb 03, 2010
Tom349 in Spirits