Gintime Lowdown with Will Brix

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Will Brix has one of the coolest jobs in the world managing the day to day development of the new Bombay Sapphire home at Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire. Geraldine Coates got the Lowdown. How did you get into the drinks … Continue reading

Which Tonic Water with Beefeater Gin?


Patience Gould reports on a very exclusive tasting designed to discover which Tonic Water best matches the classic Beefeater Gin.  Six tonics went under the spotlight at London’s Beefeater Distillery in a blind tasting that was full of surprises, some … Continue reading

Ultimate G and T Tasting: Round Three

Patience Gould reports on the penultimate round of the Ultimate G and T Test. The last round – before the final – of the Ultimate Gin & Tonic tasting took place in March, at the redoubtable Portobello Star, which is … Continue reading

Hendrick’s and You Know who win through..

Our Ultimate G&T Tasting Experience is certainly throwing up some unexpected results. Ten gins, three tonic waters and a panel of gin freaks consisting of Jake Burger of the Ginstitute, acclaimed spirits writer Patience Gould and Geraldine Coates, Editor of … Continue reading

Schhhhh you don’t know who!

Patience Gould reports on the first of Gintime’s Ultimate Gin and Tonic Tasting with a special look at the tonic waters. In tandem with gin’s renaissance there is, quite rightly, a renewed focus on tonic water. There are some magnificent … Continue reading