Beefeater Launches MIXLDN / Global Bartender Competition 2014

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Wow, here’s something new. Beefeater Gin, the only historic dry gin still distilled in London, is embracing its roots with a unique and exciting global bartender competition that mixes the best of modern cultural London, to challenge and inspire the … Continue reading

Beefeater Home of Gin Opens Its Doors

BEEFEATER LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE LONDON GARDEN GIN AS VISITOR CENTRE OPENING DATE REVEALED

Gintime’s Patience Gould was given a sneak preview of Beefeater Gin’s very wonderful new Home of Gin ahead of its official opening on Wed 21st May. And it’s wow, just WOW! I’ve often wondered what English sounds like to the … Continue reading

Hot News: Beefeater Visitor Centre Opens

BEEFEATER LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE LONDON GARDEN GIN AS VISITOR CENTRE OPENING DATE REVEALED

The much-anticipated Beefeater London: The Home of Gin will welcome gin enthusiasts for the first time on 22nd May, offering visitors the opportunity to learn about the colourful history of London gin. Visitors will take an interactive journey through key … Continue reading

Beefeater Gin Launches Spring/Summer 2014 Cocktail Collection

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Beefeater Gin is turning into a serious follower of fashion as it launches new cocktails in time for London Fashion Week. In a nod to the SS14 pastel trends, think pink and soft green, the new recipes include the gorgeously … Continue reading

A New Beefeater Global Bartender Champ is Crowned

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At the very splendid finale in London last week Jason Williams of “The Rook” bar in Sydney, Australia, was announced the overall winner of the third annual Beefeater 24 Global Bartender Competition. Williams wins an all-expenses trip to one of … Continue reading

Our Best Bar – Venice’s Skyline Bar

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Having just attended the very splendid Worlds 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony in London (massive congratulations to The Artesian for winning for the second year by the way and all the others who were crowned too), it does occur that … Continue reading

What We Learned at London Cocktail Week

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Gintime Editor Geraldine Coates reports from the frontline of London Cocktail Week 2013. London Cocktail Week’s programme featured 250 events, with an increasing focus on on gin naturally. Obviously there was a lot of cherry picking required to hear about … Continue reading

Master Distillers Seminar “Me and My Botanical” at London Cocktail Week

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So London Cocktail Week is almost upon us again and it’s time to make some hard choices of what to see and where to go in this very packed programme. We can confidently say where Gintime will be on Tuesday … Continue reading

Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve Sweeps the Board

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Following its global launch in June, Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve has recently received a host of prestigious awards in some of the industry’s most respected competitions. The new gin expression, which is uniquely rested in Jean de Lillet oak barrels, received … Continue reading

Chalking up the Firsts

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Patience Gould meets Master Distiller Desmond Payne in his HQ at the Beefeater Distillery in London, to discuss the launch of the ultra premium gin Burrough’s Reserve – and to taste it too! Since the launch of Beefeater 24 back … Continue reading

Gin in Spain Stays Mainly on the Up

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Geraldine Coates takes a closer look at the market for gin in Spain with the help of Paco Recuero, Global Director of Beefeater Gin. Spain is the second largest market in the world and the largest in Europe for premium … Continue reading

Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve Launches in Style

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Chivas Brothers, the global leader in luxury Scotch whisky and premium gin, held the international launch of the very splendid Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve  last week in London. Recognising the importance of this new style of gin, the event was attended … Continue reading

Plymouth Distillery – a Unique Place

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If we had a pound for every email that arrives at Gintime Towers requesting information about how to see actual gin being made at an actual gin distillery, we’d be rich. Right now, until the Beefeater Distillery Visitor Centre in … Continue reading

Beefeater 24 Launches Global Bartender Competition Edition 3

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Beefeater 24, one of the world’s leading super premium gins, is inviting bartenders worldwide to showcase their creativity and mixology skills by entering this year’s Beefeater 24 Global Bartender Competition which, for the first time in the competition’s history, will … Continue reading

Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve Launches

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Ooh we’ve been wondering about this but hot off the press is the news that Chivas Brothers has launched Beefeater Burrough’s Reserve described as “a hand-crafted, ultra premium gin unlike any other”. Distilled in a small historic copper still from … Continue reading