Posts Tagged “gin”

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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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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Coastal Gin – Bottle & Pouch Set

Coastal Gin – Bottle & Pouch Set

The gift that keeps on giving Bullards have created a distinctive gin and it’s been inspired by Norfolk, with its coast and its wooded landscape. The company has been around in that county since 1837. The convenient Coastal Gin set with its blue azure-coloured bottle and pouch combination is bound to be a hit this…

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Rock Rose Gin Winter Edition 2021 launches

Rock Rose Gin Winter Edition 2021 launches

  Some may be predicting a winter of discontent but that coolest of cool brands, Rock Rose Gin, is anticipating extreme contentment despite cooler weather.  The reason? The Scottish distillery has just released its Rock Rose Winter Edition 2021. A juniper-led, earthy gin featuring fragrant pine notes, this iteration has been created with the thought…

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Ramsbury Single Estate Gin

Ramsbury Single Estate Gin

From Farm to Glass Ramsbury is a farm with a distillery. It lives on 19,000 acres of land on the Ramsbury estate, with the grain-milling shed, a key part of the gin-making process, next door. They even source water from their own well for the distilling. Fallen trees are chopped to heat the bio-mass boiler….

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Brockmans Autumn Cocktail – Orangecello Martini

Brockmans Autumn Cocktail – Orangecello Martini

This ‘improper’ martini uses Orangecello instead of the better-known Limoncello and a dash of clove to create a drink that is simple to mix yet tantalizing to taste and perfect for Autumn and Winter celebrations when a something more than a dry martini is called for. That sensual mix of orange and clove is Autumn…

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Brockmans Autumn – Smokey Rosy Cocktail

Brockmans Autumn – Smokey Rosy Cocktail

Brockmans Gin embraces the season with scents of Autumn Brockmans, ‘The Properly Improper Gin’ has released a new cocktail recipe, with a theme of orange to complement the bitter-sweet orange notes which are naturally present in this distinctively different gin. In this drink, rosemary syrup and smoked bitters combine Cointreau and smooth Brockmans Gin with…

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Rock Rose introduces a Halloween Corpse Reviver 

Rock Rose introduces a Halloween Corpse Reviver 

Don’t allow the children to have all the fun. For Halloween this year, Rock Rose Gin is recommending a spooky version of the classic cocktail, the Corpse Reviver. The original recipe from the 1870s was surpassed in the 1930s by the famous Harry Craddock of the  American Bar at London’s Savoy Hotel whose Corpse Reviver…

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Rock Rose welcomes the return of 007

Rock Rose welcomes the return of 007

Rock Rose welcomes the return of 007 with a new Vesper Martini The name is Rose. Rock Rose. To celebrate the UK release on 30 September of the keenly awaited James Bond film, No Time To Die, on 30 September, the Scottish distillery, Dunnet Bay Distillers, has released a new Vesper Martini elegantly combining its Rock Rose…

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Brockmans in Miniature

Brockmans in Miniature

Brockmans Gin in Miniature – the perfect serve Three cheers. Brockmans Gin, famed for its tactile black bottle, is launching a miniature, 5cl bottle for the first time. The bottle is an exact replica of the stylish larger bottle. You’ll find these glorious little bottles of gin at around £4, through retailers and selected online…

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Turn up the Voltage for Negroni Week

Turn up the Voltage for Negroni Week

Brockmans Gin for Negroni Week – 13-19 September 2021 The power of the negroni has been switched up to a new level with new cocktail from Brockmans Gin in time for Negroni Week. Introducing the Brockmans Voltage Negroni: a new twist on a ‘proper’ negroni using ‘The Properly Improper Gin’. Here, the citrus and dark berries…

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Rock Rose Gin voted a ‘Cool Brand’

Rock Rose Gin voted a ‘Cool Brand’

Rock Rose Gin is officially a ‘cool brand’. The super-premium British gin has been selected by the influential CoolBrands® in the 2021/22 roster of the coolest brands around. Brands are shortlisted by invitation only and selected by a prestigious panel of forty-nine judges, comprising designers, style experts, media personalities, and prominent names from entertainment, fashion,…

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Rock Rose Gin Citrus Coastal Edition to launch in a Sustainable Refill Pouch

Rock Rose Gin Citrus Coastal Edition to launch in a Sustainable Refill Pouch

Scottish Gin offers a taste of the coast in sustainable packaging Pictured – Rock Rose Citrus Coastal Edition: “If you close your eyes, you can picture being on one of the most beautiful stretches of the UK shoreline.” Dunnet Bay Distillers, located on the Scottish coast, has released its new Rock Rose Gin Citrus Coastal…

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Brockmans – ‘The Properly Improper Gin’

Brockmans – ‘The Properly Improper Gin’

Summer Cocktails made with ‘The Properly Improper Gin’ Summer nights call for The Properly Improper Gin, Brockmans, and some new fruit-filled cocktail recipes to make evenings a little unconventional, a little different, and a great deal of fun. The Brockmans Gin mixologists have developed two cocktails designed for those who shy away from the conventional….

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The Negroni: A Love Affair with a Classic Cocktail

The Negroni: A Love Affair with a Classic Cocktail

In 2019 the celebrated Negroni cocktail turned 100 years old.  The mixed drink revival has introduced a new audience to this iconic classic. The drink’s proportions consist of equal measures of Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth. It’s not difficult for the home barman/woman to master, him/herself. It has a timeless elegance and wide appeal. The…

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Thyme for Gin – Rock Rose Gin Launches Summer Mini-Hamper

Thyme for Gin – Rock Rose Gin Launches Summer Mini-Hamper

  Pictured: The Rock Rose Lemon Thyme Collins Cocktail Rock Rose Gin is launching a Summer Cocktail Box. The mini-hamper, priced at only £20 (+P&P) from https://www.dunnetbaydistillers.co.uk/shop/ contains just about everything you need to create Rock Rose Lemon Thyme Collins cocktails – perfect for basking in the sun. The Summer Box launches on 1 June…

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Scottish Distillery Staycation

Scottish Distillery Staycation

Scottish distillery visits are a coastal staycation dream Staycations don’t mean compromising. Head to Scotland this Summer or early Autumn where Dunnet Bay Distillers is opening its doors for a gin and vodka tasting experience in its newly refurbished, coastal-themed Tasting Room. The coastal themed venue features Boat Shed booths, each of which seats 2…

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