1. Best Gin Overall
It’s coupled with the other 11 botanicals, which give the Gin a citrus-led aroma and a bold taste.It’s an explosion of flavors in a bottle!
“My all time favourite gin hands down. I could not recommend Gunpowder gin more. For me the gunpowder tea adds a peppery finish that carries on for a while after each drink.”- Nathan
2. Best Gins for Cocktails
“A classic must-have at home. Perfect for a G&T and garnish with some cucumber.” - Pierre
- Citrus peel, cucumber, and rose petals work well with floral Gins
- Lime wedges, grapefruit, and even olives work with dry Gins
- For savory Gins, try rosemary, thyme, and juniper berries.
Other popular garnishes include mango, strawberries, even hibiscus flowers.
“Wow! Has it all: Body, balance, extended finish, and great flavor. Has become a staple in my bar.” - Steven
“A very complex gin that is much more interesting than most.” - Jami
3. Best Gin for sipping
They use just two botanicals—juniper and raw honey. The latter is already made up of countless botanicals collected by bees. When nature does such a fantastic job, there’s no need to manipulate the ingredients too much.
“This gin is so good that adding tonic or lime just makes the drink worse. Having it over the rocks is the way to go and close to perfection. The honey flavor comes through nicely and makes this gin different than just about any I've had before.” - Timothy
4. Best Botanical Gin
There are hundreds of botanicals used to flavor Gin, but the following are the most commonly used: citrus, seeds & roots, rosemary, lavender, and chamomile.
“My very favorite gin, delicate and complex, never disappoints.” - John
5. Best Budget Gin:
We all admire the more high-end "24" edition, but you can never go wrong with the original. It won a medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition every year between 2006 and 2012, and any bar without this Kennington Spirit is an establishment not worth visiting.
“Great gin for G&T's, I'm not a straight gin drinker” - Jason
5. Best London Dry Gin
“Love, love, love! This smooth dry gin was my introduction to the concept of sipping gin, and it's oh so smooth!” - Joanna
6. Best Old Tom Gin
7. Best craft Gin
“I got smells of vanilla and cherries, but it has a licorice flavor at the end. Really enjoyable!” - Daniel