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Barra Atlantic gin – The Adventurous spirit of Barra


Scotland Spirits When you think of Scotland and spirits the first thing that comes to mind is whiskey and well you wouldn’t be wrong thinking that. it is after all their national drink, there are some 20 million casks maturing in warehouses across Scotland and in 2018 41 bottles were shipped overseas every second. All that taken into account, gin…

Cumberland Saucy Gin – fruity sauce meets piney juniper


Cumberland sauce… A fruity sauce made up of red currants, port, dry mustard, pepper, orange, ginger, red currant jelly and vinegar usually used on non-white meats, such as venison, ham and lamb… and now, its been made into a gin!  Cumberland Saucy Gin Yes, that’s right, the guys at Chestnut house in Cumbria decided to turn their favourite condiment into…

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108 Gin – Redefining ”House Gin”


‘I got you the house gin….’ We’ve all been there. Your gin naive friend buys you a drink and orders a house gin & tonic….you smile politely while inside you’re screaming….! Okay, perhaps that’s a bit over dramatic but sometimes true! Generally, if you follow the rule of thumb putting ‘house’ in front of anything doesn’t yield good results! Just…

Nautical American Gin – Gin with a sense of Adventure


A sense of adventure Are you looking to add a little adventure to your G&T experience? Then nautical gin might be right up your street! Inspired by a sense of exploration, Nautical Gin has been crafted using botanicals sourced from around the world. Distilled in New Hampshire, USA,  this adventuresome gin sources botanicals from nearly every continent. Indian Coriander, Stateside…

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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…

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…

Tiger Gin – Shropshire spirit with bite


Tiger  a very large solitary cat with a yellow-brown coat striped with black, native to the forests of Asia but becoming increasingly rare. used in names of tiger moths and striped butterflies, e.g. scarlet tiger, plain tiger. Doesn’t sound very ginny does it, but when JJ Lawrence decided he wanted to make gin he knew it that it had to be called…

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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…

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…

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…