Beefeater London Dry Gin
4.16 / 5 based on 4,213 Reviews
Beefeater is the only London Dry Gin that is made in London. Beefeater’s secret recipe is unchanged since 1820, and is now available nationally in its new contemporary bottlesee more...
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Beefeater London Dry Gin
Beefeater is my favorite (affordable) gin. First of all, the taste is perfect. It’s more citrusy than other gins I enjoy, and also isn’t as spicy as others— which I like. Its “London dry” descriptor means no flavorings can be added and it’s all about the botanicals. To top it off, this brand has been around for a LONG time, and the history of the whole thing is really interesting! If you haven’t tried it, and you’re into gin— this is a must try!
The botanicals shine through from afar with juniper and citrus peel coming in first. The nose leads to an herbal, cooked celery aroma with lots of black pepper. As you taste, the spices take over with a warming feeling. The touch of licorice lends just the right amount of sweetness to balance the gin. The coriander works really well in this botanical recipe by not taking over as it can often do. This belongs in the Hall of Fame for the Martini, but the proof allows it to stand out and stand up to bold flavors so bring on the Negroni.
Very smooth.....a wonderful mixer. Or good in just a classic gin and tonic. You can really taste the quality of this alcoholic beverage, you know that it has been distilled. And no sick to your stomach the next day like with the cheap ones. If you're looking for superb quality at a fair price buy this gin if not I'm sure you can get a gallon of quality house for 9 bucks!! Lol
At first a slight hint of lemon zest, then juniper builds. Mid-palate, it’s nearly all about juniper. Later though, the complexity and earthiness that rounds things out comes through. Darker, bitter citrus rind notes, coriander and licorice add the roundness. The finish is medium length with clean freshly ground coriander, lemon zest and pine-tinged juniper note.
If you’re a gin drinker, you’ve definitely heard of it before. It’s not the top of the line but, with that being said it’s not that nasty stuff no one ever wants to touch unless they’re desperate lol. It’s what I expect to be in my gin and tonics at the bar or restaurants. It’s pretty affordable... as long as you’re not a gin snob, you’ll be satisfied.
This gin is fairly good for the price. While it isn’t my favorite, it’s definitely not the worst gin I’ve ever tasted. It still mixes well with drinks and the bottle is easy to pour from. I like buying this gin for parties when I still want a good quality gin, but don’t want to break the bank. Beefeater London Dry Gin
Smooth amazing and overall tasty! Great straight on the rocks or mixed! I love making a nice gin fizz with this particular gin! Highly recommend!!! I have an uncle who is very “well off” considering he is the inventor of the Mylar balloon (lol) and can afford whatever alcohol he wants but he drinks this because he swears it is the BEST GIN EVER MADE!
Beefeater lies in the top shelf area of many martini bars but is suprisingly affordable in the liquor store. Well balanced botanicals and thorough filtration make this in clean, crisp and classy in a martini or Collins. Be sure to try it with a squeeze of lime and a splash of soda to really appreciate the dry depth of the floral notes.
Honestly, I love gin. I love Beefeater because my parents used to stock their liquor cabinet with it and the bottle always reminded me of family and holiday parties - merriment, being proud of my heritage and storytelling. It’s a great moderately-priced option that goes with many mixers and works well for craft cocktails!
Love this gin however it is actually my second favorite falling just behind Broker’s Gin. Beefeater mixes well with everything you’d think you could mix him with. It goes down very smooth and there isn’t too harsh of an after taste of at all. Would totally recommend this and I know I’ll definitely be purchasing it again.
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