Tanqueray - 47.3% - Special Dry Gin



Tanqueray - 47.3%
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Clear, pungent, aggressive citrus and juniper aromas.

Very flavoursome with a tart cut, snappy spice and alcoholic heat on the finish. Very persistent.

Category(s):     Gin & Genever
Group(s):     Gin
Producer: Charles Tanqueray   -   www.tanqueray.com
ABV:   47.3%
Brand:   Tanqueray
Country of Origin:   England
Type:   Gin


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5 Products From this Producer

Tanqueray - 43.1%In Stock   70cl Bottle£ 22.06
Tanqueray - BloomsburyIn Stock   1 Litre Bottle£ 45.50
Tanqueray - No TenIn Stock   1 Litre Bottle£ 40.42
Tanqueray - No TenIn Stock   70cl Bottle£ 33.14
Tanqueray - RangpurIn Stock   70cl Bottle£ 27.86

2 Product Reviews

Date of Review: Thu, 25 Nov 2010
Review: I recently did a tasting session with this gin, and compared it to 8 other mainstream gins available in everyday supermarkets, this was by far and away the best tasting gin. I found it made the best martini\'s too. Many of the others had a soapy taste, this is crisp and smooth and no sharp after-taste.

Date of Review: Mon, 25 Jul 2005
Review: A beuatiful gin with a slightly orangey aftertaste. Very nice with tonic, ice and a slice of lime.

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Producer Information

Charles Tanqueray, the 20 year old heir to three generations of Bedfordshire clergy, began to realize his dream of producing a spirit elixir to rival the masterpieces of his distinguished ancestor. He chooses to abandon the family profession and establish a small distillery in the Bloomsbury district of London. In 1868 Charles Tanqueray passes on and the company is left in the faithful and dedicated hands of his son, Charles Waugh Tanqueray.
In 1920 prohibition beagan in the United States. Tanqueray & Sons continued to legally ship gin to islands just off the US coast in cases designed to float. Socialites obtained gin via the black market and 'speakeasies.'
During the great air raid of 1941, the distillery was almost completely destroyed. Fortunately, one of the original 18th century stills known as 'Old Tom' survived the blitz and is still used today.
In 1992 the pure clarity, distinction, sparkle and zest of Tanqueray wins over judges and is named Gold Medalist at the Monde Selection. It's just one of the many awards and honors Tanqueray would garner.
In 2000, the premium spirit, Tanqueray No Ten is produced. Its superior taste is the result of ingredients, which include fresh, whole fruit botanicals, herbs and spices, perfected by their truly unique quadruple distillation process.

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