Now I am well aware that we are long past the 12th day of Christmas and all the Christmas decorations and chatter should be safely locked away for another 11 months, however, I had a pretty fab time this year in the build up to Christmas and I'd like to share it with you. I'm… Continue reading The Advent Plan – That Boutique-y Gin Company
My 2017 gin journey has been incredible. I'm definitely far better educated on all things gin than I was at this point last year, but in an industry which is constantly changing and growing, there is still so much more that I want to know. What I have definitely decided based on many tipples over… Continue reading My favourite botanical of 2017
Behind one of my Boutique-y Gin Advent Calendar doors I was rather excited to find a wee dram of Chocolate Orange Gin. Yup, you heard right, Chocolate Orange Gin. This was calling out to be used in a cocktail. The advent serving suggestion on the "That Boutique-y Gin Company" website was a Brunch Martini, but… Continue reading The Chocolate Orange
I'm getting into this whole cocktails for Christmas thing, and the richness and warmth of a Negroni definitely makes it a perfect Christmas cocktail. I wasn't the biggest fan of the Negroni, that was until I tried it at the Nouaison Gin launch and was completely won over. Here is their recipe for a perfect… Continue reading Nouaison Negroni
A shameful pun for this Christmas cocktail name! Please find below a recipe for what I think is a deliciously delightful fizzy tipple to enjoy over the Christmas period! My gin buddy and I came up with this on our Christmas Gin Day...we even went back for seconds because it was so yummy. What… Continue reading Merry (-Le-Bone) Christmas Fizztivities!
This weekend I had a night with one of my best ones. She is more of a vodka girl, but does partake in the odd bit of gin too. She even made me the most delicious raspberry infused gin for my birthday! I decided to try my hand at making her a delicious gin cocktail,… Continue reading A Glass of Festive Fizz
Recently I bought a gin based Secret Santa gift in the form of this awesome book, "The Bartender's Guide to Gin" I even battled in my head over whether I could get away with giving a different pressie so that I could keep the book for myself. Instead, I had a flick through and took… Continue reading Turkish Delight Gin Cocktail