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Small Gin, Biggar mentality


Produced in the foothills of Tinto Hills near the small Scottish town of Biggar, Biggar gin has a small batch mentality with big ambition. Started and owned by two brothers Euan and Stuart McVicar, Biggar Gin was born out of the desire to create a gin that combined tradition, innovation & a sense of place… to create a gin that…

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Colonsay Bramble Liqueur – Autumn in a bottle


It’s dark at 4:00pm, the wind is howling and you’ve dug out your chunky knitted jumpers and long socks…! Yep, it’s Autumn and the weather is starting to turn! It’s around this time of year we start thinking of warmer alternatives to are usual G&T and Colonsay Gin might just have the answer! Colonsay Bramble Liqueur Described as an “autumnal…

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Adelaide gin - Prohibition

Adelaide gin series – Prohibition liquor Co.


Back in 2015 mates, Adam Carpenter & Wes Heddles decided they wanted to work together on a project. After running through a few different ideas, Wes floated the idea of making a gin and Adam was instantly on board! They spent the first few months of 2015 tasting and researching spirits, designing packaging, researching stills and speaking with manufacturers from…

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Adelaide gin series – Kangaroo Island Sprits


The origins of KIS It all started back in 2002 when Jon & Sarah Lark got married and decided to establish Australia’s first dedicated gin distillery. Their aim…to do things properly, in the traditional way. Their quest for inspiration took them all the way to Sipsmith in London & from that visit Jon & Sarah gained the confidence to follow…

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Distillery 209,San Francisco


When we decided to visit San Francisco we knew a visit to the only distillery in We were lucky enough to be taken around the distillery by head distiller Arne who gave us an excellent tour of the distillery, talked us through all the botanicals he uses & treated us to a tasting of the whole range of gins that…

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Do you nose your gin?


Do you nose your gin….? Well, the guys at Persie gin think its a must! Persie gin is the brainchild of Simon Fairclough, who back in 2014 started running gin tasting groups. He toured through Scotland, and other parts of the UK, teaming up with distillers, pubs, hotels and restaurants. His mission? To help thousands of gin-lovers in their quest…

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Atelier Vie – New Orleans Spirit


What can you do on a rainy day in NOLA? Visit Atelier Vie distillery that’s what! Atelier Vie Today saw us visit our first distillery on our world trip – Atelier Vie in New Orleans. Situated in Art Egg studios in the MidCity district of New Orleans, Jedd Haas has been distilling spirits for the last 7 years creating two…

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Nordés Atlantic Galician Gin


I first came across Nordés gin while on a weekend in Cardiff. I surveyed the back bar and saw the usual candidates… Hendricks, Beefeater, Tanqueray…but then I saw a beautiful white bottle with a black image of the world and a nautical compass a the bottom. I was taken by it! I had to try it… Served with premium tonic,…

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Edinburgh Seaside gin


Looking for a gin with a hint of the seaside? Then Edinburgh Seaside gin is probably the one for you! Inspired by the East Coast shoreline near Edinburgh, Edinburgh Seaside Gin is the product of a collaboration between the Edinburgh Distillery and Heriot-Watt University’s Brewing & Distilling MSC. It uses foraged shoreline botanicals including ground ivy, bladderwrack and scurvygrass, along…

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Sharish Gin… A little bit of Blue Magic


If you like a little magic with your gin and tonic then you can’t go wrong with Sharish Blue Magic. This stunningly bright blue gin from Portugal gets its colour from extracts of a flower known as the blue pea. When mixed with tonic this gin turns from stunning blue to a lovely shade of pink! Produced in the quaint medieval…

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