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
Last year the gorgeous Steph from That Boutique-y Gin Company put together an incredible array of advent serves to go with the Boutique-y Gin Advent Calendar. She did an fantastic job and I can only imagine the amount of time it must have taken her to compile. This year she handed the baton to us,… Continue reading Blood Orange and Cumin Margarita
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
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.
I wouldn't normally be quite so enthusiastic about an invitation to a 1st birthday party, but things are a little different when it's for a gin company!
When life begins to get in the way, and the end of term is fast approaching, there's only one thing to do...make a gin cocktail to see you through to the end! This time I needed a bit of a pick-me-up, and with it being spring I figured floral was the way to go. So… Continue reading The Swedish Rose
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
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