"I’d have Jensen’s Old Tom for its thrillingly dirty taste, its wildness and punchy herbal botanicals." - Victoria Moore, Telegraph It was a fortuitous encounter in one of Tokyo’s legendary pocket-sized bars that Christian Jensen had his revelation; a flawless Gin Martini made with the bar owner’s rare stock of vintage London gin—a full bodied, ultra-smooth spirit distilled in London before the post WWII decline of the independent London-based gin distilleries. Such bottles can still be purchased, by the way, if you have a spare $400 lying around. It was a revelation that led to Jensen returning to that same bar again and again, starting a vintage gin collection that would max out at around 900 bottles, and then returning to London to create a very special, no compromise micro-distillery in the heart of the city.
- Designed to honour the traditional style of London Gin’s halcyon days. Clean pine-ey juniper with lavender and parma violet, generous coriander, orange and lemon zest. Clean dry palate with pine fresh juniper to the fore with coriander and strong ... Learn More