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Distillers of Surrey – Sherlock & Sons

Over the summer a beautiful new bottle caught my attention as a flurry of pictures appeared across social media.  Distillers of Surrey was not a distillery which I had heard of before, hardly surprising at a time when gin is at it's peak and it seems new distilleries are opening by the hour.  So when… Continue reading Distillers of Surrey – Sherlock & Sons

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Letterbox Gifts

Last week I found out that I was the lucky winner of an Instagram competition run by Letterbox Gifts.  I'm usually rubbish at winning things so I was pretty excited about this, particularly because it was gin related!  The competition itself was pretty easy, just a simple like and follow, the fact that even I… Continue reading Letterbox Gifts

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Brentingby Gin

Back in August I received an invite to the launch of a new gin, Brentingby.  It looked delicious, sounded delicious, there was only one problem, the launch event was being held on The Mother Figure's birthday.  I played through a number of strategies in my head about the best way of approaching this.  The first… Continue reading Brentingby Gin

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Ice and a Slice

**DISCOUNT CODE FEATURED BELOW** I remember when I was little and the excitement associated with getting post.  Grown-ups always got post, kids didn't.  So when an envelope or package did arrive for me I was completely beside myself, particularly if it wasn't around my birthday or Christmas, well everyone gets post then.  Now that I… Continue reading Ice and a Slice

Cocktails · Gin Journey

Red Snapper

After accidentally having one too many grown up drinks last night and being up early this morning to walk Juniper and pick some more sloes, I have been left feeling a little jaded.  In my younger days of galavanting, the remnants of the night before could be seen off quickly and fairly painlessly with three… Continue reading Red Snapper

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Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin

In 1988 Pam and Martin Brook bought a rundown dairy farm in the hinterland of Byron Bay. 30 years on they have planted over 35,000 subtropical rainforest trees, completely transforming the area and creating a thriving ecosystem which is teaming with life and a pretty fabulous distillery.

Cocktails · Gin Journey

Aphrodite’s Rickey

Friday night most certainly reeks of cocktails, so here is a little recipe to kick off your weekend!  For this cocktail you'll need a bottle of Strawberry & Balsamico Gin.  Fresh strawberries, strawberry and black pepper distillates and "the very finest balsamic vinegar money can buy*" are added to a classic gin base to create this fruit gin.