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old tom gin


Neutral spirits

Also known as

Tom gin


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.




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


sweetened Tanqueray Malacca gin

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 19 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureByrrh Special Cocktail
picturePrinceton Variation
pictureOld Tom Cocktail
pictureTrilby Variation
pictureZaza Variation
pictureH.p.w. Variation

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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