Porter's Tropical Old Tom Gin

Porter’s Gin Porter's Tropical Old Tom Gin

(0.75l, 40%)


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A surprising Old Tom Gin infused with tropical botanicals and a touch of sweet.

In 2009, Ben Iravani opened a trendy bar in Aberdeen, Scotland. Even as that business flourished, he had dreams of something more. Alex Lawrence joined the bar team and shared the passion for crafting a custom Spirit. Soon they had recruited a local friend — Josh Rennie — to join them. And after years of experimentation they came up with their ideal recipe of botanicals infusions and a unique method to extract them using cold vacuum distillation to avoid heating up the ingredients. They were helped to create their special vacuum still by Professor Andrew Porter of the University of Aberdeen and named their Spirit after him.

This Gin is kind of difficult to describe because it’s a bit outside the box. Porter’s Tropical Old Tom Gin is a slightly sweeter version of Porter’s core Gin. They take the same base G&L Spirit, but they use their cold vacuum still to infuse a collection of exotic botanicals, including Guava, passion fruit, and white tea. This combination strikes a very interesting sweet/savory note and makes a wonderful change-up in Gin cocktails — especially a Negroni in our opinion. There’s just nothing else like it on the market today.

Smartass Corner:
The evaporation and boiling point of any liquid are a function of temperature and pressure. Vacuum distillation lowers the air pressure until the boiling point drops to ambient air temp. Porter’s Gin uses this process to prevent "cooking" certain botanicals during infusion.
  • Category
    Gin
  • Style
    Tropical Old Tom Gin
  • Region
    Aberdeen
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery

Flavor Spiral™

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citrus zest
honeysuckle
mango
spicy
sweet
passion fruit
juniper
tropical fruits
botanicals
What does Porter's Tropical Old Tom Gin taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Porter's Tropical Old Tom Gin and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Clear

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The piney resin aromas of juniper are there followed immediately with creamy exotic fruits and a dash of spice.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
If you are a Gin fan, you WILL like this flavor profile with surprising notes of citrus zest, honeysuckle, mango, and freshly ground spices.

Finish
The finish is clean and lightly sweet.
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