Botanical: Lime

Lime TimeThe fruit known as the lime is hardly as simple as it might suggest. The name has been used to refer to a range of fruits as diverse as the Australian Finger Lime, the Persian Lime, Key Lime, Kaffir Lime, Rangpur Lime, Sweet Lime and so on….

While we should acknowledge the word refers to a range of species that may not even be botanically related, the one which is generally bought around the world as a lime is the Persian Lime, which is probably the result of a cross between the aforementioned Key Lime and the lemon.

Gins featuring Lime

Calamity Gin

Calamity Gin— Get it, Calamity Jane?— is produced by Southwest Spirits and Wine.  A large Texas based distillery, they produce

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Dorset Dry Gin

This is day 12 of the 2016 Master of Malt Gin Advent Calendar. If you want to join us, we’ll

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Pickering’s Gin 1947

When Pickering’s Gin opened up shop at the Edinburgh based Summerhall Distillery they were the first new gin distillery to

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Brooklyn Gin

Contrary to name, Brooklyn Gin is not distilled in Brooklyn, but a bit more upstate at the Warwick Vallery Winery

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