As warmer weather rolls in, you might be thinking of pouring yourself a delicious lemon gin. Fortunately, there’s just so many available out there to choose from.
Whether you’re looking for a subtle hint of lemon to your G&T or whether you like to go all out with a sweet and glamorous liqueur we’ve got you covered in this guide.
Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle Gin
Light serves are perfect for sunny days and there’s nothing more refreshing than the taste of lemon in your glass.
Inspired by the citrus gins from the early 1900s, Sipsmith take their London Dry and adds sun-dried lemon peels and lemon verbena for aromatic sweetness on the nose.
Either serve in a classic G&T or in a variety of multiple serves.
Available from Marks & Spencer for £24.00.
Malfy con Limone
Trust us when we say there is nothing more satisfying than enjoying a glass of Malfy Con Limone on a beautiful day.
Made from a selection of coastal grown Italian lemons, this gin is a deliciously zesty tipple that balances flavour with juniper.
Available on Master of Malt for £25.89.
Foxdenton Lemon and Cucumber Gin Liqueur
This gin liqueur from the Foxdenton Estate, is based around the flavours of two fruits – lemon and cucumber, making a uniquely summery tipple.
Bright and zesty, with a core of citrus notes blending well with spicy juniper and a whiff of rose.
Available from Master of Malt £18.17.
London Distillery Six Bells Lemon Gin
Named after the six bells surrounding the City of London this gin celebrates that history.
Notes of zesty lemon sherbet together with aromatic juniper, with sweet hints of vanilla lemongrass could describe this tipples tasting notes.
Available from Harvey Nichols for £37.00
Warner’s Lemon Balm Gin
Farm born British gins, herbaceous & zesty. This has been distilled with fresh lemon balm from Warner’s farms and handmade in small batches on Falls Farm.
Available at Waitrose for £40.00.
The Lemon Grove Gin
Lemon Grove Gin is the ultimate citrus gin. Bursting with sweet, lemony flavours, this gin will please gin-lovers and gin-sceptics alike.
Available from Master of Malt for £32.25
Mombasa Club Lemon Edition Gin
This latest addition to the Mombasa gin family was created by infusing its Mombasa Club London Dry Gin with high quality Mediterranean lemons.
To taste this has rich and warming lemon which is tempered by bold and warm spices and creamy angelica, perfect for a G&T under the sun.
Available from Master of Malt for £35.95
LoneWolf Cloudy Lemon Gin
If you’re looking for your next citrus delight, the latest release from LoneWolf in partnership with Brewdog will definitely tantalise those taste buds.
This tipple looks simply sensational, featuring fresh Sicilian lemon peel to deliver a punchy citrus nose without compromising on juniper content.
Available from the Brewdog website for £26 (700 ml).
Bloom Lemon and Elderflower Gin
Created by Master Distiller, Joanne Moore herself, this tangy edition balances two flavours whilst retaining the brand’s trademark smoothness.
This light and fruity combination of lemon and elderflower is based on the flavours of the Royal Wedding cake and are sure to go down well with your premium tonic of choice or even some Prosecco.
Available from Master of Malt for £18.46
Louche Lemon Decadence Gin – That Boutique-y Gin Company
This gin features a punchy combo of Amalfi and Sorrento lemon peels at its heart. This tasty rascal is brimming with essential oil from distillation, meaning that it will louche (go cloudy) when mixed with tonic water.
To taste expect a citrus-y sweetness with a burst of fresh lemon juice. There’s also hints of candied lemon peel and a touch of peppercorn.
Available on Master of Malt for £29.95.
Verano Lemon Gin
“Inspired by the colourful and relaxed atmosphere of Spain, Verano is perfect for fun, easy summer entertaining” says Ifan Jenkins, one of the makers of Verano, and we can’t argue with that.
Simply combine this with some appletiser for an easy-to-make cocktail.
Available at ASDA for £23 (70 cl bottle).
Alfred Button Gin Liqueur Lovely Lemon Sherbet
A little bit of shimmer never hurt nobody right? This seems to be the motto behind Alfred Button’s tangy tipple.
The Lemon Sherbet Gin Liqueur will soothe your taste buds this summer with its refreshing appearance and of course flavour.
No doubt the debate on what gin should and should’t be will continue, but if you fall on the side of gin-novation and like to experiment with new inventions then this one is definitely one you should give a go.
Available on Amazon for £20.99.