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Sunday 23 November 2014

Gin

15th century gin heads to auction

A French spirits company has recreated a gin recipe from 1495 as part of a limited edition set, one of which will be auctioned in aid of UK drinks charity The Benevolent.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Police caught raiding confiscated booze

Swedish police have been left red-faced after being caught drinking confiscated vodka and gin and replacing it with water.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

UK brand taps into Canadian gin thirst

One of the UK’s youngest gin brands is tapping into “soaring interest” for this category in Canada after securing its first major export deal.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Glasgow’s first gin joins craft movement

A revived distillery in Glasgow is set to release what it claims is the city’s first gin brand, with a new “metropolitan” single malt whisky also in the pipeline.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

First ever pedal powered cocktail shaker

Hendrick’s Gin is launching what it claims is the world’s first pedal-powered cocktail shaker.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Bombay Sapphire opens new home

Bombay Sapphire opens its new official home this week after transforming an historic site in southern England into a “state-of-the-art” distillery and visitor centre.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Greenall’s joins flavoured gin push

UK gin distiller Greenall’s has introduced the first new additions to its range for more than 250 years.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Gin set to top Christmas wishlist

Party classics like Champagne are forecast to play second fiddle to spirits this Christmas – most especially gin, according to UK market research.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Among this month’s new releases is Johnnie Walker’s 2014 private collection – of which just 8,888 electric blue decanters will be released worldwide.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Charlotte’s Bistro

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to Chiswick cocktail institution Charlotte’s Bistro, for Clover Clubs, truffle puffs and butter poached plaice.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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