seville orange & Cassia
LONDON DRY GIN
SPECIAL EDITION 42%
Our classic award-winning gin profile – juniper-led, with coriander, angelica and orris – is combined with strong citrus notes of Seville orange, and a delicate aromatic hint of cassia, liquorice and grains of paradise, to produce a unique and special limited edition gin
Proceeds from the sale of this premium gin will be donated to support the charitable work of the world-class Philharmonia Orchestra
Exclusively available direct from the distillery
The Bear Says
'Creating a unique hand-crafted gin to support the Philharmonia is both a great privilege and honour. The Philharmonia has played a significant role in our home lives as the Resident Orchestra of the Three Choirs Festival, and in so many ways we feel a strong connection to its work across the UK. As a music graduate, I understand first-hand the importance of music and the arts, especially in the difficult times we find ourselves in.
The idea of creating a new gin to support the Orchestra developed during the first lockdown, and we have since worked closely with players and staff to develop a new and exciting recipe. For centuries, the Philharmonia’s London home was one of the most vibrant docklands in the world, importing fruits and spices from across the globe – this has served as our inspiration: bitter oranges from Seville, and delicate and fragrant cassia bark from the far east. Creating a gin is much like the work of conducting an orchestra, allowing certain colours and textures to sing out to create the perfect ensemble. We look forward to a successful partnership with the orchestra and hope audiences enjoy the fruits of our labours.'
READ THE STORY OF THE CREATION OF PHILHARMONIA GIN HERE
'We are thrilled to embark on this new partnership with Wardington’s Original Ludlow Dry Gin. The opportunity to collaborate in a creation as distinctive as the new Philharmonia Gin has been a wonderful experience for players and staff alike, and working so closely with Shaun Ward and his team has given us all a unique insight into the pride and expertise involved in their work.
With a proportion of the proceeds from every bottle going to the Philharmonia,
it provides the Orchestra with an innovative new channel to raise vital funds during this difficult time, especially with disruption from COVID-19 set to continue into 2020.
Through this partnership we look forward to extending the profile of the Philharmonia to new audiences – and to sharing a wonderful Christmas gift for music lovers everywhere.'
Watch and listen to the Philharmonia playing one of the most iconic pieces of
English music, the Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams,
in this full performance filmed at Battersea Town Hall this summer;
originally premiered at Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester, in 1910
The finest juniper, coriander, angelica root and orris are harmonised
with strong notes of Seville orange, balanced with delicate hints of cassia, liquorice
and grains of paradise, creating a truly premium London Dry gin
A Mediterranean tonic and a twist of orange;
or as the perfect martini with just a dash of orange bitters
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