World Tour

From April to August theGin.blog is going on a tour… a world tour…with gin!

So, you want to keep up to date with all our going on? Just keep checking this section of the blog where we shall be posting things we have seen relating to gin and posting reviews of gins we have tried and distillery’s we have visited!

The hunt for tonic…

What do Americans put with their gin…? Sounds like the start to a bad joke! We’ve been in the US for almost 4 weeks now and still struggling to find any decent tonic! At the bars it mostly comes out of soda guns and it doesn’t taste good! Very bitter…. After talking with head distiller Arne at Distillery209 he suggested…

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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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Gin spotting in the US

We always like a bit of gin spotting and so it was high on our list of priorities while visiting US supermarkets! While gin isn’t massive in the US, it’s still considered niche, there are some interesting ones on sale in the supermarkets. Big Gin This gin is from Washington and is barrel aged in bourbon barrels. Tasting notes from…

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What we learnt in NOLA…

So while in New Orleans as well as visiting Atilier Vie (more of that later) we did a lot of looking around and learning about NOLA customs and history. On one of the days we went on a tour around the French Quarter that focused on the VooDoo religion and it’s links to NOLA, and guess what? Juniper is quite…

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