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Lush Guide to Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale Gin

Tanqueray continues to add to their portfolio and this time it’s a gin with the most gorgeous color, as well as taste – Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale!

Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale and Tonic

If you are a gin lover or a purple lover like I am, then time to raise the roof. Tanqueray, one of the oldest gin brands in the world, keeps wowing us with fabulous new varieties of gin and the latest is the violet-hued Blackcurrant Royale!


What is Tanqueray Gin

A favorite gin all over the world, Tanqueray Gin consistently tops lists and wins awards. Created by Charles Tanqueray in 1830, Tanqueray was one of the first London Dry Gins on the market.

Charles’s goal was to create create the world’s best gin. Supposedly he tried over 300 recipes before settling on the one that made him famous.

Since then, Tanqueray has continued to be driven by Charles’ spirit of exploration and innovation and the Blackcurrant Royale is an example of this!

What is Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale

Charles was a visitor of Chamonix in his day and Blackcurrant Royale is inspired by his trips to that outdoorsy village. The choice of starting with juicy blackcurrants from France is inspired by those sojourns to Chamonix!

Add a touch of warm vanilla and exotic floral notes of black orchid with Tanqueray London Dry Gin and you have Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale.

Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale French 75

How does Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale taste

Aesthetically, it’s one of the most beautiful liquids on the market.

  • Color: I can’t say it enough – a gorgeous, rich hue of purple
  • Nose: Just opening the bottle you are seduced by a blackcurrants, as well as a slight vanilla aroma sneaking up from behind
  • Palate: Although you might not detect juniper in the aroma, it’s definitely there under the blackcurrant heavy flavor – remember it’s a gin after all!
  • Finish: Delicate finish with soft fruit and vanilla hints
  • Alcohol: 41.3% ABV – 700ml

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Where can you buy Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale


UK: You can find Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale at Whisky Exchange!

USA: Not available yet

Try one of these Tanqueray Blackcurrant Royale cocktails:

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