Eat and Drink Sri Lanka at the Edinburgh Fringe

This Festival, Summerhall, one of the Edinburgh Festival’s buzziest venues, is celebrating Sri Lankan culture in all its many exciting forms. The Visual Arts Festival Programme includes the first ever showcase of Sri Lankan art in Scotland with two major … Continue reading

The London Tonic Series presents Beefeater Sound Series

Secret gigs in a gin distillery what’s not to like? This month and for one day only (Saturday 25th March ), Beefeater is opening its doors for two intimate and unique gigs at London’s most iconic gin distillery, Beefeater London: The … Continue reading

The Secret Life of Cucumbers (according to Hendrick’s Gin)

Here’s a bit of fun for cucumber fans. Hendrick’s Gin has conducted a genuinely scientific experiment with cucumber scientist Graham Brown of the University of Sydney to quantify the true sensitivity of cucumbers. The results, revealed today. are astonishing. Exhibiting … Continue reading

Next Edition of The London Tonic Series Saturday 25th Feb

Storytelling in a gin distillery? with gin? what’s not to like? Clear your diary for this Saturday’s edition of Beefeater Tale Spin, the fourth instalment of the London Tonic Series at the Beefeater Kennington Distillery featuring Spinning Yarns with The … Continue reading

Hendrick’s Clandestine Curling Competition This Sunday

Oooh this looks like a bit of fun. Hendrick’s Gin has joined forces with Happiness Forgets to launch the most unusual Clandestine Curling Competition for bartenders in celebration of Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Taking place at Happiness Forgets in Hoxton … Continue reading

Hendrick’s Launches Virtual Bartender at London Edition

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Whatever will those clever Hendrick’s people come up with next? If you’re staying at the The London EDITION you’ll soon find out that their latest magical wheeze is the H.O.T.E.L. (Hendrick’s Ocular Tool for Extraordinary Libations) – which reinvents the … Continue reading

London Dry – The Lowdown

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Could it have been London Sec? Did London’s gentlemen distillers get their inspiration from their friends, the vintners? Geraldine Coates investigates the leap from sweet to unsweetened gin. Throughout the early nineteenth century, when people drank gin, they were usually … Continue reading

New Limited Edition Edinburgh Tattoo Pickering’s Gin

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Pickering’s Gin are celebrating their status as the Official Gin of the world famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo by producing a 500 bottle limited run edition. Made at Summerhall Distillery, less than a mile away from Edinburgh Castle, Pickering’s are Edinburgh’s … Continue reading