Pick of the Launches

01 August, 2016

The Blue Beetle London Dry Gin


Brand owner Leomar

RRP €25, US$28

Markets Europe and US

Contact info@leomar.co.uk,


The Blue Beetle (40% abv) is described as an “unconventional London Dry Gin inspired by the unusual blue beetle”. Apparently little is known about the beetle except that it turns bright red during mating season. Blue Beetle gin changes its colour when combined in cocktails.

Leomar says Blue Beetle is “an elegant and sophisticated gin made to a recipe of 18+1 selected botanicals” (the 19th is not revealed to keep the recipe secret). It is produced in small batches of 6,000 bottles.


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