It took 300 attempts over the course of two years to perfect the recipe for Tanqueray No. TEN. Its flavor base mimics that of great cocktails:
- Whole citrus including grapefruit, lime and orange.
- Botanicals such as coriander, chamomile and juniper are sourced from around the world.
- The acids present in the distilled spirit help to balance and brighten any composed cocktail.
EDUCATION RECAP AND TAKEAWAYS
Think about how to best balance acid, salt, sugar and spice in all of your recipe.
Use this practice in macro ingredients that you manipulate to become part of your cocktail masterpiece, and in the attention to detail of what micro botanical, fruit or herb that goes into distilling your spirit.