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East London Premium Gin: Batch 2


Based in The Old Glue Factory, Bow, The East London Liquor Company produce and import a range of quality handcrafted spirits including gin, vodka, rum, and whisky. Premium Gin: Batch 2 is the second batch of premium gin from the East London Liquor Company and is once again a variation on their signature gin. Considered a premium gin, East London’s Premium Gin Batch…

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Makar Gin


I was introduced to Makar at the Just Gin Show a few weeks back and had a chance to talk with their brand ambassador, David Thomson. Launched in 2014, Makar is produced in the heart of Glasgow by the Glasgow Distillery Company. The name “Makar” comes from the Gaelic word for “poet” or “bard”. To make it, they use their copper…

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Monin Gin syrup  


No, I haven’t gone mad… I know this isn’t technically a gin but I think it deserves to be reviewed the same as any real gin would be. Monin is known for making all those lovely syrups that you can put in your coffee – vanilla, caramel, cinnamon and gingerbread to name a few, but when I realised they did…

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Aviation Gin


Aviation Gin is Batch distilled in Portland Oregon and fits perfectly into the classification of “American Gin”*. Distillers Lee Medoff and Christian Krogstad have teamed up with Seattle mixologist Ryan Magarian to produce a new gin based on the fuller-bodied Dutch style with rye neutral grain spirit and what they describe as a ‘botanical democracy’ of Juniper, Cardamom, Coriander, Lavender,…

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Fifty Pounds Gin


Fifty Pounds gin is a Traditional London dry distilled in the south-east of London by John Dore & Co Limited. The name originates from the levy that was placed on gin under the Gin act of 1736. In an effort to curb the great “Gin Craze” that was happing in England at the time, George II passed the Gin act…

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