Fancy a gin and tonic? Ask for one at The Grapes and you'll be able to choose from our amazing range of specialty gins, all served to perfection in a tall glass, plenty of ice, lime (never lemon!) and branded tonic.
The exceptions to the 'lime rule' are Hendricks which is served with cucumber and Sloe gin, perfect neat or mixed with a little soda, ginger ale or lemonade to taste.
Any of these gins can be made into a 'pink gin' (except sloe), if you've never had one its worth trying. It is a little different, but then who's afraid of being different?
Currently we are serving the following gins:
- Gordons - our house gin
- Gordons Export
- Bombay Sapphire
- Bombay Sapphire East
- Bombay Sapphire Dry
- Martin Miller's
- Tanqueray Rangpur
- Tanqueray Ten
- Whitley Neill
- Hayman's Sloe
- Hayman's Old Tom
- Beefeater 24
Read on for more detailed info on our range of great gins:
GRAPES GIN LIST
Bombay Sapphire London Dry ABV 40%
Distilled from 1761 recipe, the incomparable taste is the result of 10 carefully selected botanicals coupled with a unique distillation process. Unlike some gins which boil their botanicals with the spirit, Bombay Sapphire distils its spirit alone, passing the vapour through a copper basket containing the botanicals. This infuses the subtle aromatic flavours from each of the botanicals for a crisp, balanced taste.
Plymouth English ABV 41.2%
A unique protected style of gin from within the ancient walls of the sea-faring city of Plymouth, South West England. Since 1793 it has been distilled with soft Dartmoor water in the historic Black Friars Distillery, which welcomes visitors.
Hayman's Sloe ABV 26%
A truly traditional English Liquer made to an old recipe. Its intensity and richness is the result of using high strength Gin which extracts the maximum flavour from the sloe berries. Drunk as a warming drink in winter, it is also excellent neat over ice.
Juniper Green Organic London Dry ABV 37.5%
A dry, aromatic, zestful organic gin with naturally sourced botanicals, organically grown under the demanding requirements of the Soil Association, distilled in tradtional gin stills in the heart of London. 100% Organic Grain Spirit completes the recipe to produce the world's 1st gin suitable for coeliacs, vegetarians and vegans.
Pink 47 47%
A unique gin in a unique bottle, strong, delicious, not readily available in other pubs. If you want something different, this is probably it. Pink 47 speaks for itself so I won't waste your time. Drink. Enjoy. Come back for more.
Hendrick's ABV 41.4%
A World Spirits Competition gold Medal winner. This handcrafted gin is Carter Head infused from a proprietary recipe which includes traditional botanicals such as juniper, coriander and citrus peel. The unexpected infusion of cucumber and rose petals result in a most iconoclastic gin. Made oddly, it is not for everyone!Served with slices of cucumber
Whitley Neill London Dry ABV 42%
An award winning gin made in England, inspired by Africa. Our unique blend of nine botanicals include 2 carefully selected from Africa - the wild citrus fruit of the Baobab tree and aromatic Cape Gooseberries. Handcrafted in an antique copper pot still used to create quality gin for over 100 years, Whitley Neill is a bold, vibrant gin with fresh citrus aromas and a smooth elegant finish.
Martin Miller's Imported ABV 40%
This London Dry gin is centre batch distilled like a good malt whisky using only the heart of the spirit and 10 hand picked botanicals. Distilled in the UK, it is then shipped to Iceland where it is blended with Icelandic spring water, the purest water on earth. Refreshing and invigorating."We go the distance to create a gin that is pure perfection"
Tanqueray Export Strength ABV 43.1%
Distilled four times made from the world's finest botanicals. The favourite gin of the US, it's bottle is based on the North American post boxes! Crisp and dry tasting.
Tanqueray No Ten ABV 47.3%
Fresh botanicals and hints of citrus give Tanqueray No Ten its exquisite flavour and smooth finish. It is a refreshingly unique spirit. Produced and bottled in the UK.Stronger than other gins, handle with care!
Gordon's Special Dry London Gin ABV 37.5%
Gordon's gin comes from the unique blend of botanicals centred around juniper berries to create the ultimate refreshing taste.
If the range seems a little daunting, ask for advice at the bar, our staff will be more than happy to help you make the right choice.
And the best news? Like all our spirits they come in 35ml measures - most bars still use 25ml, and they are all only 30p more than our house gin except Tanqueray Ten, Hendricks and Pink 47 which are an extra 60p.
Why not try them all? Not perhaps in the same evening.