Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Gin Features and Reviews

Gin derives its name and predominant flavor from juniper berries. First created as a medicinal spirit in the Middle Ages, gin was later combined with tonic to mask the flavor of quinine as a remedy for malaria. While the gin and tonic is still popular in England, gin's use in martini cocktails has largely been replaced by vodka around the world. With premium handcrafted and flavored gins on the rise, our expert reviews help you find the best gins.

Tanqueray Bloomsbury is a limited edition London Dry Gin that was inspired by the recipe from the founder's son, Charles Waugh Tanqueray

Tanqueray Bloomsbury Gin
Tanqueray has released a new limited edition Bloomsbury Gin, named for the Central London neighborhood where the recipe was developed by the founder's son Charles Waugh Tanqueray. It is a juniper-forward London Dry Gin with botanical flavors of coriander, angelica and cassia bark leading to a mellow finish of cinnamon.

Read more

GAYOT's Top 10 Gins offer a wide range from around the world

Top 10 Gins
Gayot's Top 10 Gins showcase premium gin selections from around the world. Whether they're traditionally crafted London Dry Gins or they take a fresher twist using more botanicals, these selections are sure to entice any gin lover.

Read more

Mayfair London Dry Gin is made from a 300-year-old family-owned distillery

Mayfair London Dry Gin
Mayfair's London Dry Gin is made in small batch stills, using hand picked juniper berries, coriander seed, angelica root and orris, which give it a bold and spicy taste perfect for the classic gin & tonic.

Read more

Martin Miller's Gin is a testament to what good can come from a long distance relationship

Martin Miller's Gin
Long distance relationships often result in disastrous endings, but in the case of Martin Miller's Gin the world has been treated to the exception that proves the disheartening rule. Find out what happened when a gin lover took his “Love, Obsession and some degree of Madness” to create a truly exceptional gin.

Read more

Create classic cocktails with your small, homemade batch of gin

The Homemade Gin Kit
Produce your own gin in less than 36 hours with this easy-to-use kit. It's perfect for those who like a hands-on, intimate experience with their spirits.

Read more

More Gin Reviews

Bombay Sapphire Gin and Tonic (photo via:


We've picked a variety of wines from around the United States to complement your Thanksgiving feast!

We have reviews on top gin selections from around the world, from the UK's Beefeater Burrough's Reserve Oak Rested Gin to the Netherland's Nolet's Reserve Dry Gin.