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BULLDOG Gin

BULLDOG London
Dry Gin

 

By Robert Plotkin
http://www.bulldoggin.com

The surging popularity of gin is a clear sign that we're evolving as a species. Legions of parched Americans, having grown disenchanted with vodka's austerity and cavalcade of new flavors, are finding sanctuary in gin's affordable elegance and irresistible complexity. Few brands among the category's upper echelon exude as much style and smiles per ounce as BULLDOG London Dry Gin.

The ultra-premium gin from London is handcrafted in small copper pot stills from English grain and a proprietary blend of 12 aromatics. In addition to juniper berries, the invigorating botanical mix includes poppy, lemon zest, cassia bark, almond, orris root, lotus leaves, licorice, lavender, angelica, coriander and longan or dragon eye, a fruit from Southeast Asia related to the lychee and long renown for its aphrodisiac properties. The gin is delicately filtered three times for essential purity before being bottled at 80 proof.

BULLDOG is a mesmerizing gin that lingers on the memory like an unforgettable perfume. The crystal clear spirit has a medium-weight, oily textured body and a wafting, rather exotic bouquet imbued with the aromas of juniper, citrus and fresh herbs. Its warm, gentle entry slowly fills the mouth with an intriguing assortment of crisp, spicy flavors. The lingering finish presents the added flavors of anise and piney juniper. It's a singular pleasure in every respect.

Of all the major types of spirits, gin is the only one specifically created for use in cocktails. While BULLDOG makes an inspired choice for any gin-based assignment, it's equally seductive served by itself wearing nothing but a chill. Be forewarned though, one sip and you'll be smitten. BULLDOG is also particularly tasty mixed with lemonade or served in a Dirty Martini.

BULLDOG Gin is guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Kudos!

 


BULLDOG Gin Recipes

Chinatown
Collins glass, ice
Pour into an iced mixing glass
2 oz. Bulldog Gin
1 1/2 oz. Elderflower Liqueur
1/2 oz. Sake
1 oz. simple syrup
2 oz. green tea
Shake and strain
Lychee garnish
Double Mint
Champagne flute, chilled
Pour into an iced mixing glass
2 oz. Bulldog Gin
1/2 oz. saffron syrup
2 mint sprigs
Shake and strain
Fill with chilled Brut Champagne
Mint leaf garnish
Gin And Sin
Collins glass, ice
Pour into an iced mixing glass
1 1/2 oz. Bulldog Gin
1/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
3/4 oz. Saigon cinnamon syrup
1 oz. strawberry puree
Shake and double strain
Splash club soda
Lychee garnish