Gin Review

Red Door Gin

Served in a G&T, Red Door is an instant favourite.  It is crisp and punchy, somehow pulling off the complex fusion of citrus, juniper, floral and sweetness in every more-ish mouthful. Just. Wow.


Tasting notes:

Nose:  Very alive with bright citrus aromas with a hint of something sweeter behind

Taste: The botanicals that stand out to us are Sea Buckthorn, Bitter orange, Heather and Rowan Berries. An immediate tang of bitter citrus with the juniper still definitely present, making way for an undernote of sweet, almost chocolatey delight.

Finish: Smooth, sweet and long


  • Juniper
  • Bitter Orange
  • Aromatic Sea Buckthorn
  • Floral pearls of heather
  • Rowanberries

Perfect serve

Lots of big ice in a copa glass, quality tonic and a few raspberries to garnish.

The Red Door story

Since it’s launch in sunny July 2018, Red Door Gin has been receiving amazing reviews from gin-lovers and proving a popular decision for the team at Benromach Distillery to have made.

Having produced award-winning single malt whisky for years behind the red doors on Benromach Distillery, they decided to create a small-batch, handcrafted London Dry style gin. The skill and expertise of the distillery team are evident in their first gin product, aptly named Red Door Gin. Red Door Gin is created using 8 botanicals that are vapour infused in Peggy – their copper pot still – to create the 45% ABV spirit.

The Packaging

The packaging deserves a special mention.  We can’t remember the last time we received a gin that was such a delight to behold and unwrap.  A high quality embossed box with a sliding lid holds a stunning red bottle, wrapped like a precious treasure in colourful tissue.  The bottle even has a lovely little booklet around the neck that gives you more information about what you’re about to enjoy.

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