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G.H.Q. London Dry Gin

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G.H.Q. London Dry Gin

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G.H.Q. London Dry Gin




G.H.Q. London Dry Gin, a distinguished spirit from the Scottish Highlands, resonates with a story of honor, loyalty, and the enduring spirit of the British Armed Forces. Launched in December 2020 by James McNeill, this gin is not just a tribute to his grandmother, a WWII dispatch rider, but also to the courage and עןcommitment of the Armed Forces. Distilled at the Lost Loch Distillery in Aberdeenshire, G.H.Q. brings a classic London Dry style to the forefront, enhanced with a twist of South East Asian botanicals, reflecting the McNeill family’s historical ties to Hong Kong.

Taste Notes:

Upon nosing, G.H.Q. unveils a bright citrus orchestra, led by lemongrass and Kaffir lime leaf, that dances around a core of juniper and coriander seeds. The palate follows this lead, with a succulent array of citrus flavors, ranging from lemon to yuzu, orange to lime, enriched by the green freshness of pine and a hint of menthol. Almond adds a subtle depth, while black pepper punctuates the experience with a warm, peppery finish. This gin is a symphony of flavors that balances tradition with a refreshing novelty.

Suggested Cocktail Pairings:

The versatility of G.H.Q. London Dry Gin shines in classic cocktails, where its unique botanical blend can be fully appreciated. It’s particularly splendid in a Gin & Tonic, garnished with lemon or mint to accentuate its citrus and herbaceous qualities. In a Negroni, G.H.Q. adds a layer of complexity, while a Gimlet or Martini showcases its crisp, refreshing profile. These pairings allow G.H.Q. to display its full spectrum of flavors, making each sip a journey through its rich botanical landscape.

Overall Rating:

G.H.Q. London Dry Gin is a beacon of craftsmanship, blending tradition with a modern twist. Its commitment to quality and depth of flavor earns it a solid 9/10. This gin is more than just a drink; it’s a narrative of history, family, and the spirit of adventure, encapsulated in a bottle. Whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or as the base of a sophisticated cocktail, G.H.Q. is a gin that tells a story with every sip.

Embark on a journey with G.H.Q. London Dry Gin, where history and flavor intertwine to create a truly memorable gin experience.

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