Top 5 gins are a tonic for the boring cocktail
A gin for every occasion.
1. Old Raj
Very floral scented, reminicent of Hendricks. This gin would be nice with cucumber, or mixed in a cocktail with similar floral flavors--but not so good in a martini. Old Raj has a touch of saffron, giving a layer of spice and a yellowish hue.
Scented with spice, but with a strong black pepper finish. A gin that can be sipped straight, or would work well in many cocktails--especially with berry flavors.
3. Martin Miller's
Very spicy, full of cinnamon and cloves. A great gin to mix with fruit, herbs or other botanical flavors.
This gin is so clean and mellow it could easily be mistaken for vodka. Bafferts would make an incredibly smooth martini.
Old Tom is a slightly sweetened gin, heavy on the floral and herbs. It has a strong scent of alcohol at first, but a mellower finish.