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.

Beefeater Gin Launches Spring/Summer 2014 Cocktail Collection Feb 2014


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

Gin Punch, yes really Gin Punch Dec 2013


There’s no question that punches are perfect for Christmas and family entertaining. First of all they are easy to make in quantities. Secondly those clever bartenders are always coming up with new twists so that punches can look super glamorous … Continue reading

Christmas Presents for Gin Lovers


From cocktail classes to gin adventures to very special bottlings there are loads of present ideas for the gin lover in your life. Here are a few we would like to see in our stockings this year: How About A … Continue reading

Experimental or What? Oct 2013


Gintime was so intrigued with the Caorunn Gin cocktails made at the recent World’s 50 Best Bars party we just had to find out more from Ryan Chetiwardana of  newly opened White Lyan in Hoxton who, with his partner Ian … Continue reading

So Good We’re Not Waiting for Christmas Oct 2013

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This season Caorunn Gin has come up with two delicious cocktails, the Caorunn Winter G&T and the Caorunn Countdown, perfect for the festive season. Both the Caorunn Winter G&T and the Caorunn Countdown play on the aromatic flavours of Caorunn … Continue reading

Taking it Sloe Oct 2013


Although sloe gin is actually available all year round, these crisp autumn days and the fact that sloes are almost ready for harvest right now, turns one thoughts inexorably to the delights of this gorgeous ruby elixir. Many people make … Continue reading

Our Best Bar – Venice’s Skyline Bar Oct 2013


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

L-R Peter McKay of Alcohols Limited, Charles Maxwell of Thames Distillery, Nik Fordham of Bombay Sapphire, Desmond Payne of Beefeater and Tom Nicol of Tanqueray

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

Gin gets its own Guild Jul 2013


After several years of muttering – and no doubt cheerful shall-we-shan’t-we banter – the Gin Guild has been established by the Worshipful Company of Distillers. The move underlines the growth in the gin category and indeed it was the spiralling … Continue reading

Three of the Best – Ibiza Bars Jul 2013


The White Isle is the ultimate party place and it caters for everyone from the all you can drink without throwing up types that maraud San Antonio to international hipsters who rarely leave their multi million euro villas. Hidden Bar, … Continue reading