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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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‘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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