Bathtub Gin

Bathtub Gin


43.3% / 70cl

A spectacular Gin that has an awards list a mile long. A cold compound Gin (the only one of its kind, currently) that has a wonderful, complex character. On the nose: juniper with herb garden aromas, rounded off with notes of orange and cinnamon. On the palate: earthy juniper floats across a creamy spirit base, more mixed herbs and the ever present notes of spice and orange. A beautiful all round package and a must try for any gin lover.

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Ableforth's marvellous Bathtub Gin combines exotic botanicals such as juniper, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and the very finest orange peel to deliver an unparallelled drinking experience. Crafted using a traditional, time-honoured 'cold-compounding' technique, the best copper-pot still spirit has been applied, cold, to the aforementioned botanicals with a view to delivering not only a purer, crisper drinking experience, but also a richer, more rounded mouthfeel. 

Its origins oft misunderstood. Bathtub Gin takes its name from days of yore when cheaper, compounded gins would purportedly be topped off with water from a bathtub tap (as the bottles were too tall to fit into a sink). Ironically, in our modern times, the production methods used in the creation of this superb gin are amongst the most expensive in the world. Naturally coloured by the botanicals, this technique lends a most curious tint to the liquid.



  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Add 50 ml of Bathtub Gin.
  3. Top with 1724 Tonic.
  4. Garnish with an orange slice.