Best in Class For Glasgow Distillery at Global Spirit Masters


Best in Class For Glasgow Distillery at Global Spirit Masters   Specialising in premium gin and single malt distilling, The Glasgow Distillery Company has won five medals at a leading industry competition against 150 of the world’s finest gins. Celebrating the best superior spirits across the world, the annual Global Spirit Masters Awards presented The Glasgow Distillery with two highly…

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Old Bakery Gin – Illegal gin gone good


Old Bakery Gin – Illegal gin gone good   It’s every gin lovers dream (well, mine at least)… Buy a few run down buildings, start poking around in their history and find out they were used to make illegal gin in the heyday of the first gin craze! Well, for  Ian Puddick this dream became a reality when he purchased…

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World Gin Day 2017


It’s that time of year again! World Gin day is here and while we don’t need an excuse to drink gin it’s a fun day to celebrate! The idea behind World Gin Day is simple: get people together all around the world with a legitimate excuse to drink some gin, whether it’s in a cocktail, G&T or neat. Plus, it’s a…

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Wight Mermaid Gin – A Jewel in the Garden Isle?


Two hours South of London, lying just off the centre of southern England, you will find the beautiful Isle of Wight. Known as the Garden Isle, this diamond shape island is better known for its world famous garlic festival and beautiful gardens rather than its spirit production. In fact,  the Isle of Wight distillery can boast to being the first and…

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Gin Explorer Club


So, you’re new to gin…or maybe you love gin but stuck with which one to try next? It really is a struggle..! Well,  fret no more as you can now join the Gin Explorer club.  Created by the guys at ginfestival.com, the Gin Explorer club is a monthly subscription box packed full everything a gin lover could ask for!  Comprising of…

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New Gin Bar to Open In Sutton Coldfield


Yes, you read right,Sutton Coldfield is getting it’s own gin bar! Our Prayers have been answered! Situated right in the heart of Sutton, Simpsons Gin bar is set to open its doors to the public in February. In their own words… Simpsons is a family owned Gin bar scheduled to be opening the first week of February. We aim to…

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McQueen Gin – A Scottish London Dry


First off, I have to apologise to the creators of McQueen gin for taking so long to review their gin. When they sent me an email back in November about their new gin I was excited to try it but time seemed to run away with me… but here it is! So,  lets get down to business! Produced, distilled, and packaged…

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Greensand Ridge Gin – Sustainable at heart


Well 2017 is finally here and so is our first gin review of the year! Situated just outside the village of Shipbourne, Kent, nestled under the Greensand Ridge in The Weald, Greensand ridge distillery is true micro-distillery with sustainability at its heart. Their mission is to reduce food waste at the farm gate by fermenting and distilling quality produce that…

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Pothecary Gin by Soapbox spirits


Dorset distillery, Soapbox Spirits, was founded by two friends, Martin Jennings and Lukasz Dwornik, who share a passion for quality organic produce and most importantly, good Gin! The two friends decided to enter the world of distillation after a combined 35 years involvement in both the hospitality and drinks business. Fast forward 18 months and they had managed to win themselves…

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Boodles Mulberry Gin – A proper British Mulberry Gin


Over here at theGin.blog, we’re getting nicely into the Christmas season! Imagine our seasonal cheer when we were approached by Boodles with an offer to sample their new Mulberry gin! Being a fan of their London Dry (review to come…!), we were very excited to get our hands on something new and most importantly, great for Christmas! Boodles Proper British…

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