Bombay Sapphire launches edible paint for gin and tonic

25th October, 2018 by Phoebe French

Bacardi-owned gin brand Bombay Sapphire has launched an edible blue paint which can be used both to colour glasses and also release flavour in gin and tonics.

The blue flavoured paint can be applied to the inside of glasses both colouring and flavouring the drink. It was developed in partnership with bartender and head of cocktail development at Duck & Waffle, Rich Woods and boozy confectionery specialists Smith & Sinclair.

A statement from Bombay Sapphire added: “As the ice, gin and tonic blend together, a stripe of paint on the inside of the glass slowly infuses delicious flavour and a hint of colour into the drink”.

The paint is currently only available in five bars but there are plans to roll it out nationwide in 150 sites….

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One Response to “Bombay Sapphire launches edible paint for gin and tonic”

  1. james says:

    oh dear, this really smacks of desperation to me! To create an edible paint to improve your Bombay Sapphire Gin experience says more about the gin itself than anything else if you ask me. reminds me of a word, rhymes with mimic? Oh yes, that’s it, GIMMICK!

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