The unique Beefeater recipe has changed little since the days of James Burrough. Beefeater's crisp, clean, well balanced flavor is still derived from 100% natural ingredients, known as the botanicals, brought to the London Distillery from all over the world. The principal botanicals in Beefeater Gin are juniper, coriander and the citrus peels that provide freshness and lift. The other botanicals in the recipe add complexity and depth.
Created by James Borrough in the 1800s, Beefeater is the only international premium distilled and produced in the centre of London. Even the name Beefeater has its roots in London, inspired by the yeoman warders — also know as Beefeaters — who stand watch at the Tower of London. The original recipe devised by James Burroughs has stood the test of time very well and Beefeater has become the most awarded gin for the last 10 years. (from Beefeater)