All things Gin!!

Gin Botanicals and Garnishes

Laura Mountstevens

                                     Gin Botanicals and gin garnishes are something that you get when you go to a posh bar or maybe with a cocktail?..... Well think again! As the G&T grows ever more popular people are looking into ways to be creative and explore and experiment to make their own perfect Gin and tonic. One way to do this is with Botanicals - Not Botanicals that are the core ingredients individual to each distiller, but the botanicals that you can add to your own glass!!                 Not only do these make your drink look like a...


How has gin become so on trend?

Laura Mountstevens

How has gin become so on trend?

  There is no denying that during 2017 Gin was the fastest growing spirit and the on trend drink of the year. Sales of Gin hit the roof with over 43 million bottles of gin sold in the UK according to the Wine and spirit trade association.                             So why has Gin become so popular? Distilleries have been popping up in the 1000’s with each creating their own stamp by moving away from the typical recipes and experimenting with lots of new ingredients creating lots of new...


Welcome 2018!

Laura Mountstevens

Happy new year!! Thank you for all your support during our short stint of being a part of the Gin world during 2017! I am sorry that our blog hasn’t had much content - it has been over whelming how busy we have been especially during the lead up to Christmas! Please keep following us as we have got huge plans for 2018! You can expect to see a weekly blog and our monthly Gin of the month will be back!.....Not to mention regular competitions and prizes! So what can you expect to see from us? We currently have our...


Gin of the month October 2017 - Brokers Gin

Laura Mountstevens

Gin of the month October 2017 - Brokers Gin

GIN OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2017     For this month I have chosen a gentleman in the trade -a gin that wears its top hat of sophistication with pride.  Brokers gin                                                                                Broker’s Gin was created by brothers Martin and Andy Dawson in the late 1990s. Gin is the only spirit that historically has been produced in England For that reason, they chose a theme for the brand that would be recognised for its...


Plymouth Gin - Gin of the month September 2017

Plymouth Gin - Gin of the month September 2017

                            Welcome to our very first Gin of the Month!   For our very first Gin of the month review I have chosen a gin very close to my heart                                                                                  PLYMOUTH GIN    This gin has always been a favourite with my mum dad and grandparents, I have always grown up with it at parties Christmas and other celebrations. I...

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