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5 of the Best Brands of Gin for $10
There is no doubt that when you're choosing a gin for your Martinis you want to get the best available, but sometimes spending $20-30 or more a bottle doesn't fit into the budget. In those times you find yourself looking down to the bottom of the liquor shelf for a bottle that's a little more reasonable.
A Guide to Popular Gin Brands
Gin is a fun category of liquor to explore because each brand has their unique recipe and flavor profile. There are great gins in every price range, though, this guide is a quick start to exploring different brands of gin.
Beefeater 24 London Dry Gin
Beefeater 24 Gin is a premium gin that is a variation of Beefeater London Dry Gin that adds grapefruit and tea to the original recipe.
Beefeater London Dry Gin Summer Edition
In the summer of 2010 Beefeater London Dry Gin released a limited edition bottling called Summer Edition that is lighter and more floral than its other gins. It makes refreshing summertime gin cocktails.
Beefeater London Dry Gin
Beefeater London Dry Gin is a benchmark in today's London dry gin market, and has been for more than a century. This is a gin that every Martini drinker must try and one that has become an icon in the gin market.
Bluecoat American Dry Gin
Bluecoat American Dry Gin is an aromatic gin that is produced in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania using organic botanicals.
The Lucas Bols company has re-released a classically styled Dutch genever gin based on their 19th Century recipe and it is great for many of the classic cocktails.
Bombay Sapphire Gin
Bombay Sapphire Gin is a popular and affordable brand of gin. It's distinctive blue bottle makes it stand out on the shelf and it makes some great gin drinks as well.
Bold, vivacious, an explosion of flavor. Bulldog gin is one of the new boutique gins with a savoriness unique to itself. It is distilled with the juniper and other botanicals that are typical of London Dry Gin, with two distinguishing flavors, poppy and dragon eye.
One of the newer spirits to come out of the Clearheart distillery, Clearheart Gin is a dry, single batch gin filled with aromatics and limitless cocktail possibilities
Damrak is a spectacular gin for a variety of drinks and is exceptionally smooth and robust, due to its 17 botanicals. This is a great Martini gin and its complexity is ideal for many of the classic, clean gin cocktails.
G'Vine Gin is unique to the gin world. This ultra-premium gin is produced the French region of Cognac and is distinct due to its infusion of green grape flowers from the prized Ugni Blanc grape.
Martin Miller's London Dry Gin
The classic idea of London dry gin transformed into an elegant, modern spirit whose journey across the sea results in one very fine libation. Martin Miller's Gin, the brainchild of the author of Miller's Antique Price Guides, is truly one of the newer brands that every gin connoisseur will enjoy.
Martin Miller's Westbourne Strength London Dry Gin
Martin Miller's Westbourne Strength London Dry Gin is a 90 proof version of their original and it is an aromatic expression of what premium, overproof gin can be.
New Amsterdam Straight Gin Review
New Amsterdam Straight Gin is an American gin produced in Modesto, California. It is an interesting gin because it does not have the juniper base that most do, but at less than $20 a bottle it is a pleasant change of pace if you're on a budget.
Nolet's Silver Dry Gin
Nolet's Silver Dry Gin is a modern style of gin from one of the oldest gin distilleries in the world. This unique gin is light with notes of Turkish rose, raspberry, and peach and a very light juniper, making it great for fruity gin cocktails and drinkers who like the lighter, less piney gins.
Organic Nation Gin and Vodka
Organic Nation of Ashland, Oregon produces a certified organic vodka and gin that are great for mixing in cocktails.
Oxley Classic English Dry Gin
Oxley is a gin that uses a unique cold distillation process and fresh botanicals to create a traditional gin with a twist that only modern technology can produce.
Right Gin is an interesting semi-sweet, semi-dry gin produced in Sweden that is making a splash in the boutique gin market.
Tanqueray Rangpur Distilled Gin
Tanqueray, one of the leading producers of premium gin, released Tanqueray Rangpur Distilled Gin in February, 2007. The gin is distilled from the rare Rangpur limes that are native to India, a flavor that distinguishes Tanqueray Rangpur from other gins on the market.
Tru2 Organic Gin
Tru2 Organic Gin is 100% certified organic, using 14 whole botanicals for flavor and its unique amber color. It is a spectacular gin that is eco-friendly, pure and natural and makes one very fine Martini.