A classic and popular staple in the world of gin is none other than, Tanqueray Gin, with nearly two million 9-liter cases sold a year. The gin is thought to have been Frank Sinatra’s favorite.
It is known for it’s dry and crisp flavor, distilled twice by adding four botanicals including: juniper, coriander seed, angelica root, and liquorice root that bring this gin to life. It is smooth and well balanced with the lack of citrus, making Tanqueray drier. This provides for a refreshing, tasting gin and tonic and the driest of martini cocktails.
The bottle is just as appealing as the taste. It invites drinkers into history and class of Tanqueray, with the signature read waxed seal on the bottle. It is the official stamp of quality, along with a pineapple feature on the seal, as a traditional symbol of hospitality, quality and discernment. There is 47.3% ABV in the Special Dry Tanqueray in the United States and Canada.
Tanqueray is the leading imported gin, and is one of the most awarded gins. The gin originated in England in 1830 by Charles Tanqueray. Now, Tanqueray is produced in Scotland. During WWII, only one of the stills survived, Old Tom Still. That still was moved to Scotland.
Popular drinks including the tasteful gin including favorites such as the classic gin and tonic, Bramble, Tom Collins, Gin Rickey, and a variety of the finest, dry martinis. Tanqueray is the perfect gin to mix up a refreshing-tasting cocktail or can simply be served on the rocks.
Tanqueray Gin is a product of Diageo, and it is distributed in Georgia, by Georgia Crown Distributing Co.
Tanqueray Dry Martini:
• 2-4 splashes of Vermouth on ice and strain
• Pour 1.25oz of Tanqueray Dry onto ice
• Stir and drain into glass
• Garnish with olives
Pour 1.25 oz Tanqueray London Dry gin, .75 oz Lemon Juice, .75 oz Simple Syrup, and .25 oz Creme de Mure into a crushed ice-filled rocks glass. Drizzle Mure around inner rim. Garnish with lemon wedge and blackberry.
• Combine: 1.25oz Tanqueray London Dry; .5oz Fresh LemonJuice; 1oz Simple Syrup,
• Shake and strain and top with soda
• Garnish with a cherry and an orange slice.