About Beefeater Gin
Founder: James Burrough
Year Founded: 1863
Distillery Location: Kennington, London, England
Master Distiller / Blender: Desmond Payne, Master Distiller
Beefeater Gin Essential Facts
- Beefeater was the only gin available on the Queen Elizabeth 2’s maiden voyage in 1969.
- Need a bartending refresher course? On Beefeater’s website, there are videos of mixologist Jacques Bezuidenhout shaking up nine different classic cocktails, including the Negroni, the Vesper and the White Lady.
How you should drink Beefeater Gin
- With tonic
- In cocktails (The Lady in Blue, The Joy Division, House of Payne, Garden Gin & Tonic, The Bee’s Knees, Floradora, “Nick & Nora” Dry Martini, The Shifting Sands, 24 Sour, Negroni)