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old tom gin

Type

Neutral spirits

Also known as

Tom gin

Description

Generic for slightly sweetened column still-produced gin of a very early variety; the "missing link" between Dutch genever or "Hollands" gin and the newly-developed London Dry Gin type.

Flavor

juniper

Availability

Rare. Produced and sold in England and United States. Export and/or distribution unreliable. Rarely exported.

Substitute

sweetened Tanqueray Malacca gin

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 19 recipes in CocktailDB.
picturePrincess Marina
pictureDorothy's Delight
pictureOrange Blossom Variation
pictureByrrh Special Cocktail
pictureOld Tom Cocktail
pictureYale Variation

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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