Bathtub Old Tom Gin

The maximum quantity for this item is 6


Bathtub Old Tom Gin

50cl | 42.4% ABV | England

in stock

Bathtub Old Tom delves far into the history books, taking on this sugary ancient subcategory with panache. While back in the day sugar was used to mask all manner of sins, here it seeks to elevate an already delicious gin.

Given that Bathtub Old Tom was created at the behest of a bartender who sought to make a Martinez, that would be our first turn. Still, with that delicate sugar coating bringing out all the juicy-fruit flavours, this makes for a refreshing G&T, too…

Key Flavours

"Classic Old Tom, combining full strength gin with sweetness - a good expression to get to know the style and what it's all about."

About this product

Copper distilled spirit is added into a giant vat along with juniper, orange, cloves, cardamom and a host of other spices. The spirit is left to rest for a period of months, with the Ableforth team periodically tasting it to see when its ready.

Made by the folks at Atom Supplies, the Ableforth range of bathtubs gin take inspiration from the (in)glorious days of the Prohibition era, when folks would make their own gin by infusing juniper into any spirit they could lay hands on.

Once the distilled spirit is brought in The Ableforth’s team steeps botanicals, bottles and wraps all of their bottles down in sunny old Kent. That distilled and infused nature is what gives these gins such depth.

More from Ableforth's Bathtub Gin

Bathtub Gin

Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin is a distilled then further cold-compounded gin, full of natural botanical colours and textures. Because of the second infusion, it’s super rich and slippery, with a big,...

"The flagship offering in the Ableforth's range, the simplicity of the flavour profile is its key success. Candied citrus, piny heart, spiced finish - each is timed, ordered and executed with aplomb. Great in cocktails."
Olivier Ward, Editor, Spirits Beacon
£30.94 View

Bathtub Navy Strength Gin

Wearing its wild, fire starting 57% ABV with pride, Bathtub Navy Strength Gin is a huge botanical explosion, thick and oily, with a fragrant cardamom and a burnishing cinnamon staining the palate for...

"Sets your taste buds alight with a riot of sparkles as if there were a Catherine Wheel spinning uncontrollably in your glass - Bathtub Navy strength is a high impact high flavour gin."
Olivier Ward, Editor, Spirits Beacon
£42.44 View

Customer Reviews