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Jaffa Cake Gin – Negroni

When I was contacted by Atom Brands and asked if I fancied trying their Jaffa Cake Gin, I'm not going to lie, I was a little dubious.  I immediately heard chants of "#StopFuckingWithGin" ringing in my ears and was worried this could be a very sticky, sickly, sweet drink.  However, knowing that Atom Brands were… Continue reading Jaffa Cake Gin – Negroni

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Chapel Down Bacchus Gin – Garden of England Cocktail

Chapel Down I was absolutely thrilled to be invited to the first, private, ‘Gin Masterclass’ session with Chapel Down’s very own Managing Director, Mark Harvey a couple of weeks ago. Made with a grappa and wheat base spirit, the botanicals in Chapel Down Bacchus Gin are designed to mirror the flavour profile of the Bacchus… Continue reading Chapel Down Bacchus Gin – Garden of England Cocktail

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Blueberry Gin Sour

This cocktail is a twist on a delicious gin classic and I must say I enjoyed it rather a lot. A few weeks into lockdown, a friend who lives just around the corner dropped a bag of delicious homemade goodies at our front door.  Inside were homemade scones and blueberry jam.  The accompanying note read...… Continue reading Blueberry Gin Sour

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Gin A Day May 2020

After it's roaring success last year, Gin A Day May was back with a vengeance this year, encouraging people from around the globe to rise to a rather fun social media challenge.  The brainchild of the lovely Sarah Miller aka Gin A Ding Ding, Gin A Day May encourages people to respond to a prompt… Continue reading Gin A Day May 2020

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A Very Boutique-y Christmas – 2019 Gin Advent Calendar

For the past couple of years I have been lucky enough to receive an advent calendar from the gorgeous lovelies at That Boutique-y Gin Company in collaboration with Drinks by the Dram, and this year has been no different!  Thankfully, as the arrival of Baby Button is imminent (apparently I'm making things a little too cosy… Continue reading A Very Boutique-y Christmas – 2019 Gin Advent Calendar

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Lyme Bay – Pink Grapefruit Gin

A wee while ago I was contacted by Lyme Bay Winery to ask if I fancied trying out some of their gin.  I'd seen a flurry of posts across social media and was most definitely intrigued..."Yes please!"  Lyme Bay Winery have two different gins under their belts and I was keen to see which would… Continue reading Lyme Bay – Pink Grapefruit Gin

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Norfolk Gin – Valentine’s Day Cocktail

I recently posted an article about Norfolk Gin where I mentioned a delicious Valentine's Day Cocktail.  It combines Norfolk Gin with hibiscus syrup and prosecco to create something quite scrummy. Valentine's Day Cocktail  You’re going to need: 25ml Norfolk Gin 25ml Hibiscus Syrup* Prosecco/Champagne Rose/hibiscus petals as an optional garnish Once you’ve got that, do… Continue reading Norfolk Gin – Valentine’s Day Cocktail

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Free the Tipple – Cocktail Book

Free The Tipple by Jennifer Croll and Kelly Shami carries the tagline "Kickass cocktails inspired by iconic women" and features 60 cocktails, designed to reflect each of the 60 female icons they take their names from. 

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Pomegranate Gin Fizz

Well, I'm not sure about you guys but I've had a rather fabulous and slightly boozy Christmas.  Not going to lie, Christmas day for me was mostly prosecco rather than gin but hey...what's a few glasses of fizz between gin friends? Boxing day saw the arrival of my Lil Bro with his fabulous Fiancée and this… Continue reading Pomegranate Gin Fizz