FAQ

Find out the most frequent questions about BULLDOG Gin’s world.

What is BULLDOG London Dry Gin?

BULLDOG Gin is a modern, premium interpretation of a London Dry Gin, reinvigorating the category by liberating itself from convention and expectation. Its smooth flavour profile is thanks to a harmonious blend of twelve exotic botanicals, sourced from around the world, including White Poppy from Turkey, Dragon Eye from China and Cassia from Indo-China. The result is a uniquely distinctive taste and overriding freshness. The contemporary flavour inside the bottle is matched with an equally bold exterior, housed in a black bottle that echoes the courage, charisma and independence of the brand.

Why is BULLDOG different to other gin brands?

BULLDOG is a distinctive and modern interpretation of a London Dry Gin that chose to step away from category conventions to kick-start a bold new beginning within the gin category. Echoing its unique and provocative personality, BULLDOG is dressed in an unconventional black bottle. Inside the bottle, BULLDOG is unexpectedly smooth in taste thanks to its harmonious selection of twelve exotic botanicals, sourced from around the world. The BULLDOG gin botanicals and ingredients include White Poppy from Turkey, Dragon Eye from China and Cassia from Indo-China. The resulting blend balances the taste of the bitter juniper that is signature to all other gins and delivers a unique and unexpectedly smooth flavour.

Where is BULLDOG produced?

BULLDOG is produced in one of the oldest and traditional gin distilleries in England, where Campari Group works closely with its distiller to ensure each bottle of BULLDOG London Dry Gin meets the quality benchmark and ensure each step in the production of BULLDOG Gin is carefully managed.

Why does BULLDOG have a black bottle?

Bulldog’s iconic black bottle is very impactful, representing one of the main visual assets of the brand. The bottle has the oversized screwcap to maintain a premium image. The bold shape with the collar detail makes the product immediately recognizable. On the front label the name of the brand is predominant and associated with the category descriptor (London dry gin). In the bottom, the Bulldog half Union Jack reinforces the British origin of the product and it states that Bulldog London dry gin is produced in the Country that hosted the history of this category. On the back label you can find a sharp product & brand descriptor “bold outside, smooth inside.” The translucent glass bottle reflects hints of purple, a color which defines the brand identity together with black&white. Thanks to a clean and simple design, the bottle embodies a modern sense of sophistication, showing the strong and contemporary personality of the brand.

What does BULDDOG gin taste like?

The taste of BULLDOG gin is distinctive due its juniper backward taste, and its unique blend of 12 botanicals that define different layers of flavour. Above all, the importance of White Poppy from Turkey, Lotus Leaf and Dragon Eye from China are harmoniously blended to give a perfect base, followed by layers of complexity and distinction.

How is BULLDOG produced?

The production process of BULLDOG gin follows five key stages to ensure the quality and smoothness of the liquid is maintained in each bottle. The five key stages are: 1. Grain neutral spirit (at 96% ABV) is infused with the all-natural flavours and aromas of BULLDOG Gin’s 12 distinctive botanicals inside a copper pot still. This allows the botanicals to macerate in the spirit before distilling to release their essential oils, resulting in the creation of vapour. 2. The resultant vapour passes through a condenser and is re-liquified to produce an essence. As a result of this, the “heads” (volatile compounds with low boiling points) and “tails” (volatile compounds with high boiling points) are separated from the distillate to produce an essence. 3. The resulting essence (now measuring at 76% ABV) is compounded further with a wheat-based grain neutral spirit. 4. The liquid is broken down with demineralised water to the required strength for bottling (40% ABV). 5. Once the liquid has met discerning aromatic and flavour standards, only then can it be bottled and labelled as BULLDOG London Dry Gin.

What is BULLDOG’s ABV?

BULLDOG is a London Dry Gin: Smooth at 40% ABV as standard. At the start of production, a grain neutral spirit at 96% ABV is used, infused with natural flavours and compounded until it reaches the optimum strength for bottling. This process qualifies BULLDOG as a London Dry Gin – a classification that guarantees a benchmark of quality.

Does BULLDOG contain allergens?

BULLDOG London Dry Gin does not contain any allergens. We take care in checking our allergen information, however any further concerns or questions you may want to check can be submitted via @BULLDOGGIN or @GruppoCampari

Does BULLDOG contain gluten?

No, BULLDOG London Dry Gin is free from gluten.

Is BULLDOG Kosher?

Yes, BULLDOG London Dry Gin can be considered Kosher.

Is BULLDOG Halal?

Unfortunately, BULLDOG London Dry Gin is not Halal-certified due to the presence of alcohol.

Is BULLDOG suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, BULLDOG London Dry Gin is suitable for vegetarians.

Is BULLDOG suitable for vegans?

Yes, BULLDOG London Dry Gin is vegan-friendly.

How should BULLDOG be stored?

BULLDOG is best stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and high temperatures.

What is the shelf life of BULLDOG?

Similar to other spirits, BULLDOG does not have an expiry date. Over time, it may start to lose some of its subtle flavor characteristics.

How long is a bottle of BULLDOG safe to drink after opening?

Similar to other spirits, once a bottle of BULLDOG is opened, it can be drunk safely if stored in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and high temperature. Nevertheless, over time it may start to lose some of its subtle flavour characteristics.

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