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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

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