Aroma: A perfectly balanced marriage of crisp juniper and fresh citrus.
Palate: Bold juniper, bright citrus and warming spice come together.
Conclusion: Citrus and spice gives way to a dry finish with pleasingly earthy notes.
Editor Choice: Unlike other London Dry Gins available today, our True English London Dry Gin is distilled to a 150 year old family recipe using a traditional two-day process.
Steeping the long-standing family recipe of just ten botanicals in English wheat spirit for a full day before distillation creates a fresh, bright and classically balanced gin with crisp citrus, subtle notes of exotic spice and the remarkable depth and complexity traditionally associated with the London Dry style.
Uniquely suited to the classic cocktails of the 19th and early 20th Century that were built around the style, we recommend enjoying our True English London Dry’s crisp complexity in a refreshing G&T or a fortifying classic martini.
The perfect food pairing for Gravadlax or Smoked Salmon, the crisp citrus notes of our True English London Dry Gin cut wonderfully through the oily fish.
Classically paired with tonic water and a twist of lemon peel for a True English G&T.
International Wine & Spirit Competition, 2015: Silver
International Wine & Spirit Competition, 2014: Silver
International Spirits Challenge, 2019: Silver
The Gin Masters, The Spirit Business, 2019: Gold.
Cocktail Recipe: Gin-and-Honey Spritzer
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 1/2 ounces Haymans London Dry gin
- 1 ounce soda water
- 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
- Thinly sliced English cucumber and small mint sprig, for garnish
In a small saucepan, bring the honey and 1/2 cup of water to a simmer,
stirring to dissolve the honey.
Transfer the honey syrup to a small heatproof jar and refrigerate until cold,
about 30 minutes.
In a low ball or collins glass, mix the Haymans London Dry gin with the soda water,
lemon juice and 1/2 ounce of the honey syrup.
Cocktail Recipe: Chinatown Sling
- 2 ounces pineapple juice
- 1.25 ounces London dry gin
- 0.5 ounce Triple Sec
- 0.5 ounce Benedictine
- 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
- 0.25 ounce cherry liqueur, preferably Cherry Heering
- 1 pineapple spear
- 1 maraschino cherry
In a pitcher, combine the pineapple juice, gin, triple sec,
benedictine and bitters and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours.
Stir well and pour into ice-filled rocks glasses.
Top each drink with 0.25 ounce of cherry liqueur.
Garnish with a pineapple spear and a maraschino cherry.
Cocktail Recipe: True English Gin & Tonic
50ml Hayman’s London Dry Gin
100ml premium Indian Tonic Water
Twist of Lemon peel
Fill a highball with cubed ice.
Pour in the gin.
Top up with 100ml tonic or to taste.
Serve with a twist of lemon peel.
Cocktail Recipe: Strawberry & Basil Smash
50 ml Hayman's London Dry Gin
25 ml lemon juice
25 ml ginger syrup
4 larges juicy strawberry chopped, 3 Basil leaves
Add all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
Shake all ingredients thoroughly.
Strain into glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a strawberry.