BOMBAY ORIGINAL DRY GIN - Wine & Spirits Delivery

BOMBAY ORIGINAL DRY GIN

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BOTTLE SIZE: 750ml

About 30 years before the launch of Bombay Sapphire, Alan Subin and Burton Brown, two old friends, decided to work on a gin together. They had these talks in the Gaslight Club in New York, which was co-owned by Brown.

The Gaslight Club was a speakeasy, members-only concept that originated in Chicago, with Prohibition lifted not long before.

The two gentlemen travelled to the United Kingdom and found a recipe that dated back to 1761 and contained 8 botanicals: Juniper, Lemon peel, Coriander seeds, Orris, Angelica, Almonds, Liquorice and Cassia Bark.

The recipe called for a 'vapour distillation' which means that the botanicals are not boiled or steeped with the grain alcohol, but placed above it, so the fumes pick up the flavours.

*Bottle only shipped, not outer cardboard packaging.