Gin - Modern
Hayman's Old Tom Gin
This score falls in the 91st percentile of all spirits in the Gin category and is an example of the very best in its class.
Hayman Distillers is an English gin company tracing its production as far back as the early 1800s founded by James Burrough (credited with the creation of Beefeater Gin). The family retained a portion of their business when Beefeater was sold in 1987 to maintain premium gin production continuously throughout its 3-generation stewardship
Hayman's Old Tom gin is from an "old family recipe" and comes "lightly sweetened" with intense aromas. The recipe goes back to the golden era of gin in the English 19th century London. The name "old tom" comes from the sign showing a picture of a cat where patrons would receive their gin through a funnel after pushing money through a slot. Because the gin is sweetened, we have listed it as an "other" rather than traditional London dry.
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