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.

Gin in Spain Stays Mainly on the Up Jul 2013


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

Plymouth Distillery – a Unique Place Jun 2013


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

Quinine is Just the Tonic May 2013


The launch of Quinetum, the new quinine cordial developed by Hendrick’s Gin, has been a spur to have a look at other alcoholic drinks based on quinine. Like gin itself and indeed tonic water their uses were originally medicinal and … Continue reading

Five Great Things to do This Bank Holiday Weekend May 2013


Spring has finally sprung just in time for Bank Holiday weekend so it’s time to get out and about. Here are our top tips. Push the boat out and book a table at the newly reopened art deco inspired Kaspar’s … Continue reading

Bombay Sapphire Imagination Film Series Edition 2 Apr 2013

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Bombay Sapphire has announced Academy Award winner Adrien Brody as a judge for the Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series Film Competition. Now in its second year, the Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series Film Competition, in association with the Tribeca Film Festival, is … Continue reading

Which Tonic Water with Beefeater Gin? Apr 2013


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

Gin Rambling in London Feb 2013

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David T. Smith of Summer Fruit Cup reports on London’s first Gin Ramble for Gintime. February 1st saw the first ever Gin Ramble, organised by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust –  a gin-packed day that would see a group … Continue reading

Harry Craddock’s Favourite Gin Cocktails Feb 2013


The revered Harry Craddock, author of The Savoy Cocktail Book , is a legendary figure in the cocktail world. He left the US during Prohibition and came to work in London becoming Head Bartender at first the Savoy and later … Continue reading

Gintime Lowdown on Ryan Chetiwardana Feb 2013


Ryan Cheti is one of Gintime’s favourite people. And he’s a great bartender with more awards than you can shake a stick at under his belt. So the perfect candidate for some hot tips on the current bar scene. How … Continue reading

Beefeater Gin Claims London Jan 2013

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We’re loving the images from the new Chivas Brothers’ ‘This is My London’ marketing campaign for Beefeater. The campaign is to introduce “like-minded consumers to three real Londoners who epitomise the creative, individual style that both Beefeater Gin and contemporary … Continue reading