Originally, Tanqueray gin was distilled in London's Bloomsbury district in 1830 by Charles Tanqueray. Pungent, aggressive citrus and juniper aromas. Its key botanicals are juniper, coriander and angelica root. Very flavorsome 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.