Tag: gin

Boozy Christmas Gift Guide
Drinks, London

Boozy Christmas Gift Guide

There’s no denying that I love Christmas. There is also no denying that I love the artisanal products Britain produces. We produce some of the finest drinks in the world, and we are currently in a period of growth with many wonderful new drinks coming onto the market and flourishing. […]

146
Bars, London

146

With London still firmly in the midst of a gin craze, although somewhat less sordid than the first Georgian gin craze, Paddington’s 146 offers a refreshing and interesting menu for discerning gin drinkers. Located in the Hilton Hotel at Paddington station – London’s most beautiful station with soaring arches and […]

Gin Festival London
Drinks, London

Gin Festival London

Having written my dissertation on gin for my Master’s degree in Food Studies last year, there isn’t much that I don’t know. I love gin’s colourful history, its flavour and its resilience. Even ten years ago gin was a drink for grandmas, however, the ginaissance has occurred and many newcomers […]

Gin Truffles
Chocolate, Desserts, Recipes

Gin Truffles

Buried in a clock of dark chocolate, lies a kick of 1920s bootlegger bathtub gin. It’s mysterious, rambunctious and a little bit naughty. With herbaceous notes and hints of floral, these dark chocolate gin truffles will make you swoon.    

Homemade Gin
Drinks, Recipes

Homemade Gin

Having a longtime desire to create my own homemade, or bathtub, gin, I finally got a-making and there’s no turning back now. Gin is a neutral spirit with a predominant flavour of juniper berry, and then whatever combination of botanicals you desire. For those of us who do not have […]