Seagram's Extra dry gin is a Canadian gin that contains 40% ABV (alcohol content) and comes in 750ml which costs Ksh.1,450 at dial a drink kenya.
Seagram’s gin is a label is owned by Pernod-Ricard after the break-up of the original Seagram’s distillery. Launched in 1939. It’s made with Indiana-grown grain and ‘mineral rich water.’ The grain is distilled with the botanicals pretty par for the course; juniper, orange peel, coriander, cardamom, angelica root and cassia bark. This style of gin takes a neutral spirit and then adds juniper berries and other natural flavoring before it is re-distilled. After distillation, additional flavors and sweeteners may be added. Seagram’s gin is one of the largest seller in the world and ages in ex-white oak barrels for ninety days before being bottled.
The gin is sold in its famous “bumpy” bottle.
Has a faintest hint of yellow color.
Citrus on the nose with a bit of angelica mixed in with a dull, pine-forward juniper note with sweet orange aromas. Also, has a peculiar candy like edges.
On the palate juniper early, candied orange rinds come on strongly in the Mids.
Seagram’s Extra Dry Gin finishes with a good warm dose of heat and some spices notes.
It is a good as a gin and juice
The candied orange notes make it an inviting for a Gin and Tonic, with somehow against all odds the juniper coming through. A Gin and Soda is another case altogether where there is sweet orange rind notes.
Seagram’s gin and tonic cocktail recipe
· 1-part Seagram’s Extra dry Gin
· 2 parts tonic water
· Highball glass
· Wash limes and slice into wedges.
· Pour ingredients over ice in a highball glass
· Garnish with a lime wedge