Portobello Road No. 171

About This Item

This gin was released by the award-wining Notting Hill bar, Portobello Star, home of the Ginsitute. This is a place where one can learn an awful lot about gin, so you would expect Portobello Road No. 171 to be rather good, and indeed it is. It's an old-style London Dry Gin, containing traditional botanicals and spices, that harks back to the gins of yesteryear.


Nose: Hot white pepper and heavy berries with plenty of juniper.

Palate: Well-integrated spice, again with a healthy dose of juniper. Soft lemon grass flavours with a hint of red berries.

Finish: Dry, fresh and cleansing citrus.

Overall: An excellent, no-nonsense gin that deserves to be a back bar staple.

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