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Beefeater London Garden

History and herbs pervade the essence of this masterfully crafted exclusive gin.

Inspired by the gardens of London

The Chelsea Physic Garden was originally established in 1673 as the Apothecaries Garden, and was just a short walk from both The Cale street distillery (where Beefeater was originally made) and James Burrough’s residence. The garden, would have been frequented quite often by James Burrough, and in many ways would have served as inspiration to Beefeater’s original recipe.
On learning this our Master Distiller, Desmond Payne, set about creating Beefeater London Garden,

a special edition gin that is the culmination of countless taste experiments and of course trips to the garden. The result is a gin that carries through Beefeater London Dry’s citric precision, while working through more leafy and herbal notes, courtesy of lemon verbena and thyme.
Exclusive to the Beefeater visitor centre, The Home of Gin, Beefeater London Garden gin is another reason to come visit us at our home.

Exclusive to the Beefeater visitor centre - The Home of Gin - Beefeater London Garden is reason enough to visit our home.

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The Botanicals

11 of the finest botanicals, hand selected by our Master Distiller, Desmond Payne


The essential botanical in all gins. In Beefeater gin, it is bold and vibrantly crisp.


Continues with the herb notes while adding a slight savoury flavour profile.

Lemon Verbena

Adds a leafy scent and herb notes.

Lemon Peel

Adding a sharp and crisp citrus profile to Beefeater.


Brings a hint of marzipan and soft spice.

Seville Orange Peel

Hand-picked Seville oranges, help to add a bitter citrus flavour.

Coriander Seed

Coriander seed releases ginger, sage and lemon flavours.

Liquorice Root

Woody and bittersweet, spicy yet mellow.

Orris Root

Aromatic and floral with a hint of Parma Violet.

Angelica Root

Adds woody, spicy notes and balanced flavours.

Angelica Seed

Fragrant and hop-like with floral notes.


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