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Gilbey's Gin

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Gilbey’s has been a crowd favorite since its namesake brothers first served it in the 1870s. By using a production method similar to whiskey, Gilbey’s created a deeper, more juniper and citrus-forward flavors than its contemporaries.

This distinguished character won admirers around the world. In fact, Gilbey’s became so renowned that in 1938 a U.S.-based distiller obtained a production license to make this classic London dry in the States.

The methods and 12 botanical ingredients – including comparatively uncommon calamansi – remain unchanged to this day, and just as respected as when it first emerged.

Piquant and piney and with a distinct citrus zip, Gibley’s always makes a good impression.


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While we do appreciate Gilbey’s over ice, we’re more inclined toward Gilbey’s in a cucumber gin and tonic. The simplicity allows Gilbey’s to lead while the cucumber provides a cooling temperance to the spirit’s juniper center. It’s as fitting for a summer picnic as it is at a jazz club.

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  1. As a long tome consumer of Gilbey’s Gin i am wondering why you changed from the square 1.75ml plastic bottle to a round bottle. The square bottle is much easier to grip.

    1. Exactly! I’ve wondered the same thing! I’ve found the new round bottle to be harder to grasp (especially when close to full). It feels like the newer plastic bottles are made with a thinner plastic.

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