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Gintime Takes A Look at Colombo 7 Gin

Colombo 7 Gin has been on our radar for some time now not least because Colombo in Sri Lanka is Gintime Editor Geraldine Coates’ birthplace and original home. Here’s her review. Colombo Gin launched around two years ago but its … 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

Plymouth Gin’s Miracle on Rivington Street


Here’s something a bit special to get the Christmas spirit going – Plymouth Gin has teamed up with Rivington Shoreditch to create a festive experience where guests can enjoy a selection of bespoke winter cocktails with a chance to win … Continue reading

GINgle Bells at the Beefeater Distillery


2016 has been full of surprises so far but as we gear up for Christmas, what is the illusive Next Big Thing? Now’s your chance to find out. The second instalment of the Beefeater ‘London Tonic Series’ will see global … Continue reading

Premium Gin from Lidl – Well I Never!


With some of the newer craft gins regularly approaching the £30 and over price tag we thought it would be interesting to see how it works at the lower end of the price spectrum. Over the years Euro giant Lidl … Continue reading

Poetry at the Beefeater Distillery – Of Course!


“Why don’t you drink, Medwin? Gin-and-water is the source of all my inspiration. If you were to drink as much as I do, you would write as good verses: depend on it, it is the true Hippocrene.” That was Lord … Continue reading

Tanqueray Ten Upping the Glam


We do love a new special edition bottle pack and gin brands are particularly good at coming up with something stand out for the festive season. Hats off then to Diageo’s Tanqueray No. TEN who have just unveiled a new … Continue reading