20 Aug '11, 5am

"the fruits are distilled separately from the herbs and spices, giving this gin a more distinct citrusy kick than others"

"the fruits are distilled separately from the herbs and spices, giving this gin a more distinct citrusy kick than others"

There’s still no better end-of-day pick-me-up in our sweaty climes than an ice cold G’n’T. You know Gordon’s, of course. Bombay Sapphire, too. Some of you probably like to impress your friends by telling them about an underrated little gin called Hendrick’s. But dig a bit deeper and there’s plenty more waiting to be discovered. Here are our new-found favorite five. Bulldog Gin The story: We first profiled this tyke some weeks ago and one taste had us hooked. It might be new, but it’s quadruple-distilled in traditional copper pot stills and is a London dry gin. It’s the most highly-rated gin according to Wine Enthusiast Magazine and, because of its smoothness and ability to enhance flavors, it’s been described as the world’s most mixable gin. The botanicals: Poppy, dragon eye (that’s actually longan), lemon, cassia, almond, juniper, orris, lotus leaves, licorice, lavender, ...

Full article: http://is.asia-city.com/nightlife/article/new-botanicals

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