We have features on just about every aspect of gin, from cocktails and recipes to interviews with key industry figures. We hope you enjoy browsing the archive.

Bramble Time Oct 2014


Thursday’s the new Friday doncha know? And to kick start the weekend we’re breaking out one of our fave pick me ups particularly as blackberries are in season right now. So it’s the Bramble and it’s got to be Plymouth … Continue reading

Bacardi Brown Forman Brands Takes Centre Stage at LCW 2014 Oct 2014


Last year BBFB’s seminars at the Home of Cocktail Culture was a highlight of London Cocktail Week and this year they’re back even bigger and better rolling out a series of seminars, cocktail competitions and activities aimed to inspire and … Continue reading

Burrough’s Reserve –The Quest for Sipping Gin Oct 2014


David Smith gets up close with Beefeater Master Distiller Desmond Payne to find out more about his quest to create the perfect sipping gin. And he ends up pretty impressed. There are many popular spirits whose characters are derived from … Continue reading

Caorunn Forage2Glass in Manchester Sep 2014

This week Manchester’s top bartenders have been out and about hunter gathering under the guidance of  urban forager David Winnward to find ingredients for Caorunn Gin’s ground breaking Forage2Glass cocktail initiative. One of the most delicious drinks they’ve come up … Continue reading

The Best Summer Gin Cocktails Jul 2014

Soho Sling

It’s the time of the year when all drinks journalists sigh under the burden of endless emails from drinks PR companies promoting the virtues of their clients’ latest summer cocktails. Some are frankly absurd but others are truly imaginative. We’ve … Continue reading

Pushing the Boundaries of Imagination at WMIB Jun 2014


Geraldine Coates shares her experience of judging at one of world’s most adventurous cocktail competitions. Now that the dust has settled on the third and surely most spectacular Global Final of Bombay Sapphire’s World’s Most Imaginative Bartender contest it’s time … Continue reading

Hot News: Beefeater Visitor Centre Opens Apr 2014


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

Berry Delicious Easter Cocktail Apr 2014


This Sunday most of us will be with our nearest and dearest celebrating a festival that is now as much about family and friends as anything else. And after the long cold winter months we certainly deserve a bit of … Continue reading

Bombay Sapphire’s UK & Ireland Most Imaginative Bartender Mar 2014

Richard Woods of Duck and Waffle has been crowned as the UK & Ireland winner of the Bombay Sapphire World’s Most Imaginative Bartender competition, which challenges the best burgeoning talents in bartending to create world class and imaginative cocktails. The UK & Ireland … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Hendrick’s Midnight Tea Party Pack


We’re confident that no proper Mum actually wants flowers and chocolates for Mother’s Day. “We want cocktails, gin cocktails!” is the cry we hear all round. And we can guarantee you’ll be a real Mummy’s pet this Sunday if you … Continue reading