Tanqueray gin was initially distilled in 1830 by Charles Tanqueray in the Bloomsbury district of London. Pungent, aggressive citrus and juniper aromas. Its key botanicals are juniper, coriander and angelica root. Very flavoursome with tart cut snappy spice. Clear, pungent, aggressive citrus and juniper aromas. Very flavoursome with a tart cut, snappy spice and alcoholic heat on the finish. Very persistent. Tanqueray is a London Dry Gin with a dry and crisp taste. Whilst the recipe is a fiercely guarded secret it is thought to contain as little as four botanicals.