Generation 11 Sussex Dry Gin is a modern take on a classic London Dry Gin style.
Bold juniper and fresh citrus complimented by zesty english coriander upfront with warm spice from the cardamom and pepper. Subtle lavender brings elegance to the Gin and gives good length. A modern classic, cocktail ready, brilliant in a Dry Martini or Negroni and just as great in a large G&T
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We love Gin, so choosing botanicals for our own Gin was no easy task. We wanted to do something unique, but also wanted to have a Gin that was recognisably Gin (we like Juniper!). We spent a lot of time tasting our Gin and other Gins, and have developed a recipe that we hope you will enjoy. Our aim is to allow you to taste what goes in our Gins, no secret ingredients, no crazy botanicals, just Gin done brilliantly. We hope you agree.
Juniper – The backbone of Gin (In fact it can’t be called Gin unless there is juniper there) Ours is piney and peppery and prominent on the nose and palate.
Coriander Seed – Most Gins also contain coriander, gentle spice, warmth, citrus alongside juniper give the Gin its ‘Ginny flavour’ Our coriander is special – it is English, grown a few miles away from our distillery – we love that we can see it grow and smell the coriander leaves before it is harvested. English coriander is zesty and citrusy and adds a real zing to our Gin.
Black Pepper – We love the bold spice that black pepper brings to our Gin, but there is also a lovely floral warmth to the pepper we use.
Cardamom – Spice, citrus, woody earthiness, cardamom gives our Gin a lovely length and adds to the complexity of the citrus on the palate. See how the coriander comes alive with the addition of a premium tonic water.
Lemon Peel – Citrus is another recipe staple for Gins, we use fresh lemon peel which gives the Gin a natural sweetness and lovely nose. It also gives another level of interest on top of the citrus notes that come from the coriander and cardamom – delicious.
Lavender – The floral notes that come from the beautiful lavender that grows locally gives our gin a real elegance and cuts through the spice to give a lightness on the palate.
Angellica Root – Warming, earthy and binding, angellica gives lovely base notes to our Gin and holds the other spices in place.
Orris – The mythical fixative – Orris gives a light floral and perceived sweetness to the finish of our Gin, and binds the other ingredients together to give perfect balance.
8 Botanicals blended beautifully into our premium grain spirit together with pure water from our own Sussex well – we hope you love the Gin as much as we do.
Generation 11 – celebrating our heritage with great spirit.