What You Need To Know About Bombay SapphireWith its iconic bottles and special infusion process, Bombay Sapphire Gin is a favorite for inventive cocktails.
Quick Facts About Bombay Sapphire:
- Produced By Bacardi Limited
- Produced In: England
- Type: Gin
- Sales: 3 million 9-liter cases
Bombay Sapphire In Depth
Bombay uses a special vapor infusion process. The vaporized spirit passes through copper baskets full of the botanicals, which gives it a lighter flavor profile.
Bombay Sapphire contains 10 botanicals, while Bombay Original has 8.
The name Bombay Sapphire refers to the Star of Bombay, a 182-carat sapphire from Sri Lanka, which is now on display at the Smithsonian.
The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University has a literary journal called Bombay Gin. It was co-founded by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman.
Bombay Sapphire runs an annual short film competition called the Imagination Series, which began in 2012. Teams from all around the world create a film based on their interpretation of the same dialogue