The gin that tastes of English country has arrived – Italian Cuisine

The gin that tastes of English country has arrived

All the notes of the new limited edition Bombay Sapphire English Estate project and the right cocktail recipe to toast the coming season

That of gin and tonic is a ritual that we made our own and customized to the point that it is not uncommon to ask this or that gin at a local bar. Investigate with the bartender about which bottle he is willing to offer us, implying that when we talk about this distillate, a world of aromas, scents and dreams opens up. And in a world so rich in proposals, nothing prevents us from referring to a different gin at different times of the day or season after season. And if in the coming summer we still have few traces, from Bombay Sapphire comes the first clue on what will be the hottest season 2019. Close your eyes and imagine holding in your hands Pennyroyal mint, dog rose and toasted hazelnuts. Now open them and take a sip of the Limited Edition English Summer. The sun is high and we are walking in the English countryside.
Making their way through the hills of Laverstoke Mill surrounding the distillery, Anne Brock the Bombay Sapphire Master Distiller who told us the secrets of his latest creation.

"Laverstoke Mill is only an hour from London, but it seems to be miles and miles away from there. It is a beautiful place surrounded by nature and perfectly represents the atmosphere that reigns in the English countryside which was my source of inspiration for the creation of the Limited Edition English Summer. A gin that speaks of the place where it was born and that was created by me and Ivano Tonutti (Master of Botanicals by BOmbay Sapphire) to elevate the classic Bombay Sapphire and give it a summer connotation "told us Anne Brock. «Ivano and I have added three botanicals with different characteristics to the classic recipe (Pennyroyal mint, dog rose and toasted hazelnuts) and we have worked to create a harmony that does not hide the more authentic character of our traditional gin. It was a complex creative process that we carried out as a team to create a perfumed, balanced and round limited edition, perfect for the preparation of many different cocktails .

When we asked her what was the best way to taste it, she had no doubts. The ideal cocktail to fall in love with is The Secret English Garden that plays with the suggestions of apple and ginger to give an intense twist to every sip.

The cocktail recipe

Ingredients: 50ml Bombay Sapphire English Summer, 25ml juice of apple 75 ml ginger ale

Decoration: 1 thin disk of apple, better self Granny Smith, 1 thin slice of lemon, 1 twig of thyme

Method: Place there apple is the lemon on the bottom of a high tumbler or in a copa glass. To add the gin Bombay Sapphire English Estate is the juice of apple. Mix. Fill the glass with ice to cubes is to add the ginger ale. Mix gently. Garnish with a twig of thyme on the glass and … enjoy!

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