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2017 – Our year in review


Well, 2018 has well and truly started and now it’s about time we start to think about how 2017 panned out and what the coming year has in store for us. The Name Change May 2017 we decided to change names… As some of you might remember, we used to be known as “Ginand Nosh”. We took the decision to…

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Burleighs gin distillery tour – 15th November 2017


Here at TheGin.blog we love learning about how gin is produced so when we were invited to a tour of Burleighs distillery we almost bit their hand off! To give you a little background, Burleighs gin is distilled deep in the Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire by master distiller, Jamie Baxter.  The story goes that whilst walking through Burleigh wood, Baxter…

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New additions


Today we added two new additions to our gin shelf… First up, Boyle’s gin from Aldi. Really intrigued by this gin….according to the Aldi website I can expect citrus notes of lemon and lime peel along with other familiar flavours including juniper coriander and Angelica but it’s theblackcurrants, apple and elderflower flavours that really interest me The second gin is…

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Mayonnaise….with a touch of gin?!


A while back I was scrolling through Instagram looking at the many different pictures of cute cats and dogs that seem to litter my feed when something caught my eye… A picture of a bright blue tube, not dissimilar to a tube of toothpaste, with the worlds “Gin Mayo” written in yellow… Cue Peter K moment… What? Gin Mayonnaise? Gin.…

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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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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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‘I don’t Like gin….’


‘…It tastes like perfume..’ ‘….it’s the tonic I don’t like..’ When I talk to people about gin, 50% of the time I hear the above comments. It seems like gin might be the Marmite of Spirit world with either people hating it for loving it. I always ask these gin haters to tell me what gins (and tonics) they have…

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