Dux Bar: Barcelona’s hidden gem

Dux Bar: Barcelona’s hidden gem

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 25, 20213 min read

Down a narrow, twisted alley in Barcelona’s ancient and atmospheric El Born barrio, lies a little bar dedicated to all things gin. It’s hard to find if you don’t know where you’re going, but it’s well worth the effort once…

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Dux Bar: Barcelona’s hidden gem

Dux Bar: Barcelona’s hidden gem

Down a narrow, twisted alley in Barcelona’s ancient and atmospheric El Born barrio, lies a…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 25, 2021
The Ruddles Report: January

The Ruddles Report: January

Notes from a gin dog In the latest edition of the Ruddles gin report, our…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 23, 2021
NUT gin: the clue is in the name!

NUT gin: the clue is in the name!

We stumbled across a lovely little gin the other day. It’s from right here in…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 21, 2021
Gin-Gin Mule: a gin cocktail with a kick!

Gin-Gin Mule: a gin cocktail with a kick!

Many of us will have heard of the legendary Moscow Mule.  It’s a classic cocktail…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 19, 2021
The Italian Job: penne pasta with gin

The Italian Job: penne pasta with gin

What could be better on a cold winter’s day than a warming, comforting bowl of…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 16, 2021
Gin punch: a giant cocktail served in a bowl

Gin punch: a giant cocktail served in a bowl

We all like a cocktail. But 200 years before the term was invented, we had…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 14, 2021
Smoky ice cubes: are they really a thing?

Smoky ice cubes: are they really a thing?

No smoke without fire? Smoky ice cubes are indeed a thing. And they’re so easy…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 12, 2021
Queen Bee cocktail: a blend of natural honey and citrus to get you buzzing!!

Queen Bee cocktail: a blend of natural honey and citrus to get you buzzing!!

Looking for a delicious new cocktail to get 2021 off to a great start? Then,…

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 10, 2021

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NUT gin: the clue is in the name!

NUT gin: the clue is in the name!

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 21, 20214 min read

We stumbled across a lovely little gin the other day. It’s from right here in Catalunya and frankly it was…

Jinzu (Japan/Scotland): Scottish gin with a Japanese twist

Jinzu (Japan/Scotland): Scottish gin with a Japanese twist

BySteve O’BrienJanuary 8, 20212 min read

Dee Davis has created Jinzu, a lovely gin. Inspired by a visit to Japan and a lifelong interest in flavour…

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