THL: What is it?
This Old Tom Style gin accurately recreates the spirits popular in the 1800s. It is infused with citrus peels, cardamom pods, angelica root, and coriander seed.
THL: Why should you try it?
Old Tom Gin’s beauty is its sweetness over London Dry. Simply put, it’s easier to drink. If you’re trying to get into gin, start here. The difference between this and another Old Tom Gin, say Hayman’s, is that it’s aged in wood. So you have a softer flavor that mixes well with cocktails and is extremely versatile.
THL: Who makes it?
Tad started Ransom with a few credit cards and his savings account in 1997, making spirits and wine. Eleven years later, Ransom grew to be able to purchase a 40-acre farm and combine the spirits and winemaking into a single venture.
THL: What does it taste like?
malted barley, lemon peel
THL: How should you drink it?
Stir up a Tom Collins. Throw in some citrus, add soda, and you’re good to go.