Mombasa Club Dry London Gin 70cl
Mombasa Club Gin is distilled using traditional methods, with the botanicals immersed in the spirit and batch distillation, using neutral alcohol that has previously been distilled four times and with a selection of natural ingredients. Exclusive Botanicals are Clove and Cumin.
On the nose, it unveils the subtlety of the most exotic botanic species; Angelica root, Cassia bark, coriander seed. Wrapped in slightly spicy aromas of clove and cumin and with a very notable, long-lasting background of juniper berries. The finish is bright, clear, water white.
It began in the end of the XIX Century, in the heart of Victorian times. The coastal city of Mombasa, located in front of the Island of Zanzibar, due to its strategic position,Read more...
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soon became the main port and commercial centre for the whole of East Africa. This was where the first private social club was set up: Namely the mythical Mombasa Club. It was founded in 1885 by officials of The British East Africa Protectorate and was exclusively for Englishmen, those either born in the United Kingdom or who held permanent or temporary official positions or, who carried out work for the Imperial East Africa Company.
The Mombasa Club was an essential part of life and became famous and popular as a welcoming, idyllic meeting point allowing for leisure, where its members held lively debates or interchanged news, whilst sipping their Mombasa Club gin & tonics (an exclusive gin from England that was specially distilled and bottled for the consumption and pleasure of its members).
|ABV (% vol)||41.5|
|Gin Style||London Gin|