City of London Distillery Celebrates Its History With the Launch of Six Bells Lemon Gin
Multi award-winning City of London Distillery has launched a zesty new gin to celebrate its rich history in the Square Mile.
Six Bells Lemon Gin has notes of lemon sherbet with aromatic flavours reminiscent of a classic dry gin, perfect for creating a zesty gin and tonic. It is, of course, named after the six bells in classic rhyme 'Oranges and Lemons' – St Martin's, Old Bailey, Shoreditch, St Clements, Stepney and Bow. Tradition says true Cockneys are born within the sound of the Bow bells and 'born' less than a mile away, the City of London Bar and Distillery on Bride Lane is proud of its heritage.
Once there were thousands of gin distilleries in the city but they closed one by one until there were none left in the Square Mile. In 2012 the City of London Distillery opened, becoming the first and only gin distillery in the area for 200 years.
Gins from the range have been awarded two Gold, two Silver and one Bronze award at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirit Competition with the company named UK Distiller of the Year in the International Wine & Spirits Competition.
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