Tanqueray No. TEN Gin | 47.3% vol | 70cl | Award-Winning Small Batch Gin | Distilled with Citrus Fruits & Gin Botanicals | Enjoy in a Gin Glass with Ice & Tonic | Distilled 4 Times
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There’s hardly a better time for TEN’s citric sizzle and garden-fresh flavors than spring and summer. This gin is a reflection of this revitalizing time of year, matching the floral fireworks of spring, and giving you the refreshing qualities you long for come summer. The whole citrus is distilled separately from the other botanicals. The two distillates are blended, diluted and bottled. Tasting Notes
Tanqueray No. TEN was the first ever gin to be distilled in small batches with fresh citrus fruit. This distillation takes place in a unique copper still called Tiny Ten. It produces a spirit known as the citrus heart which gives Tanqueray No. TEN its bright, elegant citrus tastePast offerings from Tanqueray also include both orange and lemon gins, produced from 1937 until 1957, when both were phased out.  Nose: Tanqueray No. 10 Gin is juniper led. It has bright lime zest with hints red grapefruit, just above a clean licorice and angelica note.
Tanqueray No. TEN is the only gin to be inducted to the San Francisco World Spirits Competition Hall of Fame Compliment Tanqueray No. TEN and tonic with a pink grapefruit wedge to enhance its bright and complex citrus flavour. Tanqueray No. 10 Gin launched in 2000. At the time, it was a bold departure from the Tanqueray Gin standard. At the time, Tanqueray Ten might have been considered contemporary in style. Tanqueray Sterling Vodka was introduced in 1989 and is available in both neutral and citrus flavours. Its main market is the United States. In 2021 Tanqueray launched a non-alcoholic variety of the original called Tanqueray 0.0 , bottled at 0.0%abv. At Drink Spirits we tend to cover many new releases, and unfortunately that means that some of the great classic spirits don’t have coverage. We felt the re-launch of Tanqueray Ten was a perfect opportunity to revisit both Tanqueray London Dry Gin and Tanqueray No. Ten Gin, discuss what makes them unique, and why you’d ask for one over the other. Tanqueray London Dry Gin Chabo, Elena (24 February 2021). "Tanqueray launches 0.0% alcohol version of its iconic gin". Good Housekeeping . Retrieved 7 October 2022. It’s in the midpalate where the more rooty elements in the gin emerge with angelica root and licorice, and we really get a sense of the level of alcohol. It’s really the midpalate of Tanqueray London Dry Gin which makes it one of the best gins you can use in a gin and tonic. The structure that’s created between the spice and the spirit is unparalleled in the gin space, with flavor that is nothing short of perfection. Like the nose, the midpalate of Tanqueray has each and every botanical accounted for. Surprisingly, there’s also a sense of underlining sweetness in the midpalate. It’s subtle, but it’s there, and it emanates not only from the base grain spirit, but also from the licorice root. It was named “Ten” because it was developed on the experimental still named “Tiny Ten.” Tanqueray No. 10 gin features only eight botanicals (not ten!). It adds four new ones to the Tanqueray formula. Juniper, coriander, licorice and angelica root remain.. It adds chamomile flowers and three kinds of fresh, whole citrus. Tanqueray is a London dry gin, reflecting its distillation process and origin in Bloomsbury, London. London dry gin is made by double distilling grain, with select botanicals added during the second distillation. While the Tanqueray recipe is a closely guarded trade secret, it is known to contain four botanicals: juniper, coriander, angelica root and liquorice, all common botanicals in gin productions overall.