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Sloe Gin World Championships 2016 Announced


We love the idea of this – so very British! Artisan sloe gin makers from across the world will gather at the George Inn village pub on the Kent/Sussex border near Tunbridge Wells, to vie for the coveted ‘Sloe Ginster World … Continue reading

Hendrick’s Launches Virtual Bartender at London Edition


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


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

Beefeater Gin Launches London Movie Bottle


For millions of people around the world, London’s perception as a vibrant, dynamic and exciting place is fuelled by some of the great movies which have brought the city to life. Beefeater Gin is recognising the impact these movies have … Continue reading

Graphic Gin Off Round 4 – Don’t Miss It!


Following a nail-biting last round, London’s biggest gin competition – THE GRAPHIC GIN OFF 2016 – is back on the 18th of July at Graphic Bar in Golden Square. Round 4 will see three gin brands, Boodles, Tarquins, and Sipsmith … Continue reading

Lights, Camera, Action for Beefeater MIXLDN


Beefeater Gin has launched its sixth annual cocktail contest to discover the most creative and skilled bartenders from across the globe. In a new twist on the format, Beefeater MIXLDN 6, the largest international gin cocktail competition, will challenge contestants … Continue reading

New Look For Classic Beefeater London


Beefeater Gin has restaged its iconic London Dry gin bottle in dedication to the great city the brand calls home – London. Featuring a hand drawn map of the British capital, the evolution of the bottle’s packaging reinforces Beefeater as … Continue reading

Pickering’s Gin and Sheraton One Square Join Forces


Today’s the day our good friends Pickering’s Gin launch the delightful One Square Pickering’s Gin Terrace at Edinburgh’s Sheraton Hotel. This dedicated gin spot, which flows from One Square Bar onto Festival Square, will be open summer-long and will offer gin lovers the … Continue reading

Pimm’s Royale Buck House Jelly – with Corgis!


We’re absolutely loving this amazing Pimm’s Royale Buckingham Palace jelly, complete with jelly corgis, that has been specially created for The Patron’s Lunch celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday this week. The one-metre long x 15 cm deep x … Continue reading