Warm your cockles on a cold Autumn weekend with a Hot Gin Toddy – a hug in a mug!

Autumn is definitely in the air and we all know that Winter is just around the corner. So, while you’re feeling the comforting crunch of fallen leaves beneath your feet and before the cold Winter wind drives you towards the … Continued

5 beautiful gin bottles

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We all know that gin is a thing of beauty, but beauty exists not only on the inside but the outside too. Packaging is increasingly important as the gin revolution gathers pace, so here are our top 5 gins that … Continued

The Laverstoke

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On a recent tour of the beautiful Bombay Sapphire distillery in Hampshire (highly recommended by the way!), I stumbled across the Laverstoke as one of my post-tour cocktail choices. It’s been my “go to” Summer drink ever since, because it … Continued

5 types of gin: do you know the difference?

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Gin is gin. But is it? We all love gin – that’s why we’re here. But do we know what gin really is? Can we spot the difference between London Dry and Old Tom? Do we know why you don’t … Continued

Vive la France!

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France and gin are not two words that you’d often put together. But the land of the grape is starting to make some pretty decent gins including the well known Citadelle and the delicious G-Vine, but here’s one you might … Continued

Anyone for Pimm’s?

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There’s nothing more delicious on an English summer day than a long, refreshing jug of Pimms, served with lemonade, ice, mint, cucumber, sliced oranges and lemons and poured over a pile of ice cubes. It is the drink of Wimbledon … Continued

Barcelona’s cocktail corner

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  On Barcelona’s cocktail corner, you could be forgiven for think you’ve just entered a time machine and ended up in the sophisticated 1930s (with the occasional time warp nod to the 1970s). This is without doubt the high end … Continued

Bertha’s Revenge Gin: gin made from milk!!

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In our relentless quest to find the most unusual and interesting gins from around the world, let me introduce you to Bertha and tell you a story about her revenge. Bertha was a lovely cow from the beautiful green fields … Continued

The Singapore Sling

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This classic cocktail was invented in Singapore’s Raffles Hotel where it started off as a Straits Sling. However, this appeared a little too dry for the contemporary taste buds, so the head bartender decided to sweeten it up a bit. … Continued

Gin Sling?

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So, what exactly is a Gin Sling? We’re not talking broken arms or hammocks here. The Sling is one of the best things to do with your gin and it’s been around for ages. A “sling” drink started out in … Continued

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