Fifty Pounds, that is to say fifty pounds sterling, which was the sum that the distillers in london had to pay as a tax in days gone by. To remember the history and traditions of the English, is the brand new Fifty Pounds London Dry Gin, produced by Thames Distillers in the absolute capital of the distillate.
Located in the south-eastern area of the city, the distillery for over two centuries, and brings on its manufacturing tradition, backed by a Master Distiller who is also the president of the Association of Distillers, the English.
Obtained from a neutral base spirit grains, distilled four times, the Fifty Pounds is rich in herbal ingredients, distilled a fifth time in the old pot still, "John Doore". You must wait at least three weeks of rest before bottling, to promote a perfect amalgam of herbal ingredients: herbs, spices, flowers and fruit. The rest of the plant is the origin of gin, juniper berries, from which, in addition to the name, the distillate takes the smell and the taste, pleasantly spicy, dry, fresh and clean.
With a transparent color and is crystal clear and a alcohol content: 43,5 % vol., the Fifty Pounds is ideal to be drunk neat in the English fashion, on the rocks, as in the USA or mixed with other ingredients for the preparation of cocktails and long drinks. Each bottle of Fifty Pounds London Dry Gin, according to tradition, indicates the batch number and the year of distillation, is produced in square section for easier transport and is presented in a packaging that is elegant and modern, reminiscent of the dark bottles and heavy of the past.
Despite the English vendichino paternity, it is interesting to know that gin was born in Holland towards the middle of the Seventeenth century to the work of a doctor who tried to cure the Dutch soldiers sick of the fever in the east Indies. From a therapeutic remedy to the pleasure of the taste, it was a short step, conquering England, and contrasting the cognac of the rivals of the French.