Launched in June 2013, the gin Beefeter Burroughs Reserve is distilled into an original nineteenth-century copper distiller, later this gin aging in small oak barrels previously used for Jean de Lillet, the famous French aperitif. Bottled at full grade, gin Beefeter Burroughs Reserve It comes in a round bottle worked in relief and is individually labeled reporting on the label the game, number of bottles.
Made according to the original recipe of 1860 the Botanical James Burrough, gin Beefeter Burroughs Reserve is distilled using the original distiller James Burrough still in the old headquarters at 12 Cale Street, Chelsea.
A small distillation plant with a capacity of only 268 liters, anything larger than stills of Beefeater distillery in Kennington. This small distillery has not been used in recent decades. The use of this alembic of different shape and its greater area of distillation, produces small lots of Gin Beefeter Burroughs Reserve with a different character from the standard Beefeater produced by large stills.
After distillation, the gin Beefeter Burroughs Reserve is aged in oak barrels previously used for the Lillet, aging that takes place in the cellars under Beefeater Distillery for short periods, "weeks rather than years" that varies according to the experience of the Master Distiller Desmond Payne. During this period of maturation the Beefeter Burroughs Reserve Gin takes subtle characteristics of the oak and residual of the Lillet perfumes, gin also acquires a golden hue.