Posts Tagged “gin”

Artingstall’s Brilliant London Dry Gin

Artingstall’s Brilliant London Dry Gin

Designed by Paul Feig. Artingstall’s Brilliant London Dry Gin is designed by Hollywood director Paul Feig. It’s striking in every regard and well worth seeking out now it’s in the UK. This gin has shelf appeal, even if that display was in the highest-end spirits shop or even a crystal-glass showroom. Granted, this decanter isn’t…

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Rock Rose

Rock Rose

A taste of the Scottish seashore delivered to your door  Rock Rose Citrus Coastal Edition Spring Bundle pictured on the Caithness Beach Rock Rose Gin is bringing you a taste of the Scottish seashore, no matter where you are in the UK: a Spring Bundle to make for a coastal-themed cocktail hour. With the focus…

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Earth Day: a spirit for our times

Earth Day: a spirit for our times

Earth Day on 22 April is a good time to evaluate whether you could be buying better and reducing packaging waste. One small step which few of us think about is the packaging of our favourite spirits. Rock Rose Gin and Holy Grass Vodka, made by eco-friendly Scottish-based Dunnet Bay Distillers, comes in ‘bottles for…

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Time for tea – G & Tea, that is

Time for tea – G & Tea, that is

National Tea Day – Thursday 21 April 2022. It’s National Tea Day on 21 April providing the perfect excuse to mingle a favourite tipple – gin – with the nation’s favourite cuppa*. This Rock Rose G & Tea cocktail is, well, just our cup of tea. The bergamot notes in this fine, fragrant black tea…

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Canaïma Gin

Canaïma Gin

A taste of the Amazon. Canaïma is a craft Amazonian gin from a company dedicated to protecting and preserving the environment and the local communities who live there. This gin is produced by the family behind the celebrated Diplomático rum. 10% of its global sales will be donated to NGO’s and charities that protect the…

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Rock Rose Gin launches 4 luxurious hampers

Rock Rose Gin launches 4 luxurious hampers

Just in time for Mother’s Day Rock Rose Gin has for the first time launched four glamorous hampers. They are exclusive to the Distillery which makes Rock Rose Gin, Dunnet Bay Distillers, a family-owned business with a passion for sustainability. https://www.dunnetbaydistillers.co.uk/shop/ The baskets are a gift in themselves: elegant blue rope hampers that the recipient…

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Bullards Strawberry and Black Pepper Gin

Bullards Strawberry and Black Pepper Gin

For Mother’s Day …or any day The season is changing, and we are on the cusp of spring. With global warming that might start round about Boxing Day. We enjoy convivial gatherings and even some al fresco sipping. Bullards offers the perfect spirit with beautiful colour and delicious flavour. Its Bullards Strawberry and Black Pepper…

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Rock Rose Gin Spring Edition 2022 launches

Rock Rose Gin Spring Edition 2022 launches

   Dunnet Bay Distillers will launch its 2022 Rock Rose Gin Spring Edition (£37.50 for 70cl) in the first week of March. The UK mainland’s most northerly distillery produces Rock Rose Gin Original as well as other variations and four seasonal editions, which are always eagerly awaited by gin lovers. Rock Rose Spring Edition is…

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Spice Kitchen Gin Botanicals

Spice Kitchen Gin Botanicals

Add a world of flavour to your gin cocktails Spice Kitchen is one of my favourite family-owned companies. I like their style, and the quality of their products is first class. They have been celebrated for their innovations with spice boxes and chilli boxes, and now they have moved from the kitchen to one’s home…

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St David’s Day Garden Cocktail

St David’s Day Garden Cocktail

Eccentric Dewi Sant Gin for the celebration St David’s Day is celebrated on 1 March. Its the Welsh Saints Day and Welsh people either of Wales’s national emblems. The daffodil is easiest to pin to ones suit but there are those who will prefer the vegetable option sport a leek. St David, or Dewi Sant in…

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A Peachy Rock Rose

A Peachy Rock Rose

‘A Perfect Lady’ Gin Cocktail for Mother’s Day is just Peachy Deliver the ingredients for The Perfect Lady to your perfect mother, this Mothering Sunday (27 March 2022). Made with Rock Rose Gin Spring Edition  (£37.50 for 70cl), this is a frothy, delightful treat for your mother. The Perfect Lady cocktail is a classic 1930s gin…

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Birch with Spice!

Birch with Spice!

Unique Sumatra Gin I am a spirits reviewer, that’s true, but I am not actually much of a gin drinker. I find that so many are samey, harsh and uninteresting. This Sumatra Gin from Birch is perfectly to my taste and doubtless to that of many others. I had expected good things from this small…

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Bullard’s Gin Valentines Cocktail

Bullard’s Gin Valentines Cocktail

Bullard’s have created a delightful Valentine’s Cocktail – Pomegranate & Basil Spritzer Ingredients 25ml Bullards London Dry Gin Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil Mixer 50ml apple juice 1 tbsp of pomegranate syrup Pomegranate seeds and basil to garnish Method In an ice-filled glass, add the gin, apple juice and pomegranate syrup. Top with Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil…

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Hepple Spirits Gift Box

Hepple Spirits Gift Box

Outstanding Presentation Perhaps we are all getting a bit jaded but it’s not often we find something that actually impresses. But the Hepple Spirits Gift Box does indeed impress, in both beautiful and delicious fashion. It’s coming up to Valentine’s Day and this would certainly charm any gin lover. But it’s the perfect gift for…

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Ginking Original Rosé

Ginking Original Rosé

A Sparkling Cocktail Here is a gem and new to me. It’s Ginking and perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day. This is a sparkling blend of blush pink English wine and aromatic London Dry Gin along with natural botanicals. It offers a host of presentation possibilities to impress the one you love. Ginking’s founder, Lord John…

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Brockmans – Red Red Wine for Valentines

Brockmans – Red Red Wine for Valentines

Seductive, crimson and elegant: the new Brockmans Gin cocktail for Valentine’s Day A cocktail called ‘Red Red Wine, Stay Close to Me’ seems a fitting tribute to the day of love. Brockmans Gin, ‘The Properly Improper Gin’ has released this new cocktail recipe for Valentine’s Day 2022. The tasty tipple will seduce gin lovers, wine…

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My Heart – a cocktail for Valentine’s Day from Rock Rose Gin

My Heart – a cocktail for Valentine’s Day from Rock Rose Gin

Rock Rose Gin is sharing the love. This fine Scottish gin recently invited top bartenders to express their creativity by concocting cocktails that perfectly represented this fine Scottish gin, brimming with botanicals and made with love. A cocktail called ‘My Heart’ was a runaway winner. It’s seductively red, and so what better than My Heart as…

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Rock Rose – The Refill Rewards Club

Rock Rose – The Refill Rewards Club

An ethical spirits subscription service If you love craft gins and vodka and you also like choose sustainable packaging, the Dunnet Bay Distillers Refill Rewards Club is the one for you. The stylish, ethical spirits company which produces award-winning Rock Rose Gin and Holy Grass Vodka using local Scottish botanicals, was the first spirits company launch eco-friendly,…

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Tea and a toast: Lassies Toast Gin for the festive season

Tea and a toast: Lassies Toast Gin for the festive season

Lassies Toast Gin inspired by Robert Burns, and tea Whether it’s an evening in with friends, New Year’s Eve, Burns’ Night, or another celebratory occasion, Lassies Toast Gin is something rather special. Dressed in luxurious red, this deliciously herbal Scottish gin features thyme, citrus, and hints of tea. It is inspired by the Moorland Tea…

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Rose Rock Rosemary-Smoked Navy Strength

Rose Rock Rosemary-Smoked Navy Strength

Rock Rose Negroni brings a new aroma to Winter nights There are few herbs in the garden in the chill of mid-Winter, but one stalwart is that gloriously aromatic botanical, rosemary. Even more fragrant when smoked, combine this aroma with Navy Strength Rock Rose Gin in a classic negroni and you have a cocktail of…

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