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  • Knut Hansen Dry Gin
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    Knut Hansen Dry Gin

    You don’t need to have been a ginthusiast for very long to come across Knut Hansen gin. If the strange name doesn’t catch your eye then the arresting blue eyes piercing out from the stoneware bottle certainly will. Produced in the north German village of Dollerup near Flensburg using a 200L copper Holstein still, the gin is distilled 4 times with seemingly low energy input. There are 14 botanicals in all, some of them known, the others a secret.

  • Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla
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    Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla

    Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla recreates an original 1862 recipe from the first Charles Tanqueray and follows on from the successful No.Ten, Rangpur and my favourite Malacca. Launched last year Flor de Sevilla spearheaded a wave of orange gins, some good, some not so. But while everyone was mad for pink Tanqueray compounded its original gin with essences and colouring and came up tropical Hawaiian sunset.

  • Roku Gin Select Edition
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    Roku Gin Select Edition

    Exclusive to global travel retail the Roku Gin Select Edition is our go-to duty-free on flights abroad and we rarely return without a bottle. Produced by the drinks behemoth Beam Suntory in Osaka, the name is derived from the Japanese for six and the six botanicals unique to Japan, hence the distinctive hexagonal sumo wrestler of a bottle. The label is made of washi paper with the kanji symbol for six and the bottle embossed with the sakura flower.