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Winner Silver Medal.... San Francisco Spirits World Cup 2015.
Dobson's Gin is a fragrant dry gin... it is unique in it's re interpretation of the classic dry style. Bold citrus and corriander balance the juniper and create the rythym section, but it is the floral finish comprised of David Austin rose, lavender and elderflower which drive the deal home. Crisp though the finish is, you will notice that you will salivate after swallowing...a perhaps Pavlovian response to perfection.
The delicious delicate dance of botanicals and light pure spirit, that is expressed in Dobson's Gin is only found in the finest of Gin's. And for good reason, you see Dobson's is one of only a handful of Gin makers in the world to employ the rarest of specialist Gin stills... The Carter head still. There are believed to be less than six working Carter Heads in the world, Thankfully one of them is here at Dobson's.
The Carter head is unique in the way it extracts the Botanicals which make up the molecular soup that is Gin. Instead of coursely extracting by soaking the botanicals in ethanol as most gins distillers do. We do not steep the botanicals in fact not even allowed into contact with the neutral spirit: they are packed into a "flavour basket" through which the 95.6% pure alcohol vapour passes on its way to be condensed back into liquid. Leaving the impurities and volatile oils behind...the resulting gin is light, fragrant and balanced.
Posted by Alex on 20th Jan 2017
Best gin ever! I won't buy anything else now. Thanks Dobsons for creating a very addictive and tasty product! I totally love the beautiful label on the bottle too.
Posted by Ben on 12th Jan 2017
Tremendous. I love this. I buy it two bottles at time. A rich, warm but still ginnish spirit. Makes the best gin & tonic ever, bar none. There is no better way to delineate between working hours and relaxation time that a stiff one.
Posted by John O'Hare on 22nd Nov 2016
I tried this gin on the recommendation of a bartender in my local establishment. Immediately went to the Dobson's website and ordered a bottle for home. Beautiful, intense aromatics which are sensationally balanced and a nice hit of lemon myrtle swinging around the aftermath. Fantastic with a squeeze of lemon oil from the rind and a wedge of lemon rather than cucumber. It's going to be a hit around summer.
Great website, quick delivery.
10/10, would order again.
Posted by Anne on 11th Nov 2016
Lovely fragrance and lingering aftertaste. As someone who didn't like gin, I'm converted by this one.
Posted by Anthony on 2nd Nov 2016
This is a truely lovely gin. My new favourite!
Posted by Unknown on 11th Oct 2016
This gin is loaded with delicate flavours, is smooth and aromatic. My favourite.
Posted by Unknown on 6th Apr 2016
Lovely fragrant gin...... with only a touch of tonic needed. So delicious its hard not to keep going back for another! Very special !!!
Posted by Unknown on 11th Dec 2015
Dobson's gin is beautiful. A group of 7 of us recently tasted 3 Australian Gins, 2 English and 1 Scottish. The Australian gins were the favourites, and of those, the Dobson's rated best. Beautiful aroma and flavours. It is my favourite gin, and has been since I tasted it a couple of years ago.
Posted by Pauline on 10th Nov 2015
This is by far the best gin I have ever tasted. Its aromas are amazing from the second you open the bottle until you have finushed the drink. I had a friend walk into the kitchen and as they sat down near my drink asked what the beautiful smell was. Simply devine!
Posted by Alistair Dobson on 19th Oct 2015
Having spent a lifetime mixing and drinking G&T's, I've got to the stage where I'm even "choosy" about what Tonic I use.
Well what a surprise I got with this one!!!
Very pleasant indeed,with a beautiful after taste making you want to go back for more.
As a first purchase from these artisans, it left me wondering why I only purchased one bottle.
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