WH Palmer marks 200 years with London Dry Gin

Jul 5, 2017by Melita Kiely

Family-owned WH Palmer Group, operator of Langley Distillery, has released Palmers London Dry Gin to celebrate 200 years of distilling.

Palmers London Dry Gin is produced at the Midlands-based Langley Distillery using 10 different botanicals including juniper, coriander, angelica, cassis, liquorice, orris and grapefruit. Rob Dorsett, master distiller, said: “The resulting gin has juniper in abundance on the nose, blended with hints of coriander seed and a subtle dryness complemented by an edge of sweetness from orris. “On the palate there are spice and citrus notes from the cassia bark and grapefruit, while the juniper lingers into the dryness of angelica, finishing with further citrus notes.” Palmers London Dry Gin is bottled at 44% abv and is available to purchase from online retailer Master of Malt for an RRP of £28 per 700ml bottle. Natalie Wallis, great-great-great-granddaughter of company founder William Henry Palmer, said: “We wanted to produce our gin to celebrate six generations and 200 years in the business. “It has been named after my grandmother, Angela Palmer, who was a big gin lover and a real character in the family.”