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Big Smoke Rhubarb & Pink Lemonade Flavoured Gin 70cl

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Using natural botanicals sourced from across the globe, we’ve kept local tradition alive with a zingy citrus body complimented by a delicately floral aroma and a hint of spice. This wonderful concoction combines traditionally English rhubarb, brilliant pink grapefruit, and the enduring appeal of juniper berries. It not only serves as a nostalgic nod to the cherished use of rhubarb in British cuisine but also highlights the adventurous spirit of the UK’s gin producers, continuously seeking to intrigue and delight palates with innovative flavour combinations.

We allowed natural carbonation to do most of the work in this brew, so you'll notice a much smoother body than a typical Pils.

Experience the allure of Big Smoke London Dry Gin, an artful fusion of natural botanicals gathered from around the world. Palate: Orange, lemon, fragrant hibiscus with a touch of sweetness to it, bold juniper with softly spicy notes. A traditional Pilsner beer, we used two popular hops in pilsners, Herkules and Saaz, which impart a light bitterness and a peppery, herby aroma. Each sip unveils a symphony of flavour and aroma, where juniper and citrus take centre stage, accompanied by delicate floral notes of hibiscus and lemongrass. Lemongrass and hibiscuscome togetherwith timeless juniper berries to create a lingering and seriously smooth gin.

In a classic gin and tonic, the tartness of rhubarb gin provides a refreshing twist, while its sweetness can balance out the bitterness of the tonic. It's a masterpiece that encompasses the very essence of creativity, infusing the aromatic elegance of rose petals alongside the botanical trifecta of rhubarb, pink grapefruit, and juniper.

Big Smoke London Dry Gin weaves together the vibrant notes of lemongrass and the delicate allure of hibiscus, crafting a unique sensory experience that lingers on the palate. Inn Express provides this information in good faith, but it's important to note that its accuracy and completeness depend on the suppliers. Everyone is welcome in a Big Smoke pub, and you can always expect a cracking range of independent beers, a warm welcome in comfortable surroundings, and freshly prepared, home-cooked food. Lord of Misrule is inspired by Tudor traditions of mischief and mayhem is a refreshingly warm, delicately bold, silky smooth and curiously spicy gin.

It was only a matter of time until it infiltrated the gin world, given the British penchant for experimentation with botanicals and flavours in gin production.Sipsmith Vintage Sloe Gin, see's Dartmoor sloes rested upon their classic London Dry Gin for a 3 month maceration period. Using 12 natural botanicals sources from all corners of the globe, we have kept tradition alive with a zingy citrus body complimented by a delicately floral aroma and a hint of spice. Lemongrass and hibiscus come together with timeless juniper berries to create a lingering and seriously smooth London dry gin. Creating rhubarb gin involves infusing gin with rhubarb, often along with other ingredients such as vanilla or berries, to balance the tartness and sugar to add sweetness.

The curiosity behind this particular flavoured gin lies in its idyllic balance between the tartness of rhubarb and the traditional botanicals of gin, yielding a spirit that’s both refreshingly unique and familiar. Please note that the allergens shown as present are those shown on the supplier’s packaging and do not refer to allergens that may be present in the same production environment. Rhubarb, originally used for medicinal purposes in ancient China, found its way to Europe and eventually Britain, becoming a staple in British pies, crumbles, and conserves. This zesty gin is distilled with fresh Sicilian lemon peel, a flattering of Kaffir lime leaves and fragrant lemongrass.

Distinct scents of citrus and lavender notes accompany the botanical sweet aroma (without any added sugars), creating a unique opening to the gin. Some distilleries may use rhubarb in the distillation process itself, whilst others might prefer to infuse it post-distillation.

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