This gin is crafted at the Harrogate Tipple Distillery by Master Distiller Tom Nichol of Tanqueray gin fame. The list of botanicals includes English rhubarb from the historic Ripley Castle estate, bittersweet lime, ginger roots, and English rosewater.
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The Downton Abbey line of spirits arrived just in time for the Downton Abbey film, which continued the story of the hit British historical drama series of the same name. Downton Abbey English Rhubarb Gin is produced at the Harrogate Tipple Distillery, an English craft distillery that is co-owned by Tom Nichol of Tanqueray fame. Nichol poured his vast knowledge into the creation of this expression that's crafted in small batches with spring water from North Yorkshire and a selection of the finest fresh herbs and botanicals such as bittersweet lime, ginger roots, and English rosewater. The fresh English rhubarb comes from the historic Ripley Castle estate.
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According to Winston Churchill, "The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen's lives and minds than all the doctors in the Empire," referring to the British officers using it to treat malaria in India.
Initially made for medicinal purposes, gin gets most of its flavor from the juniper berries added after the distillation process. It sure has come a long way from the Middle Ages, with the introduction of new botanicals, fruits, and spices, bringing it closer to people of all flavor varieties.
The nose is bright, floral, and zesty with fresh rhubarb, roses, and citrus aromas. The palate is fresh and fruity with rhubarb, lime, juniper, and a touch of ginger. There's a pleasant bittersweetness throughout that lingers on the finish.