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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. 

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Rhubarb Sour

As I mentioned in a previous cocktail post, last gin day Teacher Buddy #1 and I actually tried our hand at making some different cocktails, rather than falling into our usual routine of faves.  I'm so pleased we did, because this is now most definitely a new favourite of mine!  Taken from probably my most… Continue reading Rhubarb Sour

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Gin Basil Smash

Well it's certainly heating up isn't it folks!  I've spent the day at an incredible STEM event with some of the kids from school, came home to continue proof reading reports and now my brain pretty much resembles blancmange.  So rather than pouring myself a nice simple G&T for some reason I decided to cocktail it… Continue reading Gin Basil Smash

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The Blue Train

Sorry for my recent absence, as the end of the school year is fast approaching my day job kind of took over and then I was in desperate need of brain switch off time.  Thankfully I'm feeling well rested after a successful half term break and an especially successful Holiday Gin Day! Teacher Buddy and… Continue reading The Blue Train

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Malfy Con Arancia

I couldn't actually believe it when I heard that Malfy had added another gin to their range...Malfy Con Arancia.  Already being a fan of the Con Limone and a Super Fan of their Originale, I went a bit Veruca Salt about wanting a bottle and got a little overexcited when it finally arrived! I have… Continue reading Malfy Con Arancia

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MAMPE’S #6 and #7

I am really excited to finally get this post out to you all as I've been sitting on it for a few weeks now...whilst merrily experimenting and enjoying the cocktails, obviously. Steeped in history, with a fantastic back story, the origins of MAMPE Berlin can be dated back to the 1830's and a gentleman named… Continue reading MAMPE’S #6 and #7

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Nouaison Gin

Launched simultaneously in London, Paris and Signapore, on 21st November 2017, Nouaison is the latest gin from G'Vine.  Nouaison was developed based on feedback received from bartenders over the years and as an extension of the G'Vine range.  Find out more about the launch itself in my previous article "Nouaison Gin Launch." Nouaison literally translates… Continue reading Nouaison Gin