No age statement
Category: London dry / classic gins
The Finsbury Gin brand name was founded by Joseph Bishop back in 1740 and is possibly a reference to Clerkenwell springs which was once the centre of London's gin industry and part of the old London Borough of Finsbury. Today Finsbury Gin is owned by a German company, Borco International. Read more
Sampled before 1st May 2011
Cracked black pepper spirit aromas dominate until dilution (to approx. 40%) reveals generous coriander, woody juniper and citrus.
Clean, juniper palate with cleansing coriander seeds (candied ginger, lemon and sage taste) , citrus and Angelica root (musky, nutty).
Lingering juniper coupled with its sheer strength of alcohol and flavour scream
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap