When Autumn comes around, it's time to pick your sloes (or buy them on eBay!) and get them in with your gin so that there's plenty of time for the gin to take on the wonderful flavours of the sloes in time to crack open a bottle at Christmas. But which gin should you use with your sloes?
St George's Day is one of the most patriotic days of the year in England, so we've gathered together the most unequivocally English and patriotically British gins - from classic gins with true English history and tradition, through to gins with quintessentially English flavours and inspiration.
When you hear Easter mentioned it's hard not to think about chocolate, Easter Eggs and hot cross buns! And now you can treat yourself to gins that feature so many of the wonderful things about Easter - from Cocoa Gin to Hot Cross Bun Gin! Read on to find out all about them. Happy Easter!
With love in the air, it's time to get gin in the glasses. Put the flowers and chocolates to one side and mix things up this year as we've gathered together the perfect Valentine's Day gin gifts and tipples to enjoy on the most romantic day of the year.
From pharmacies and the navy, to antioxidants, scurvy and even Dr. Suess, discover 10 things you (probably) didn't know about gin, courtesy of American writer and gin enthusiast Janice Formichella. Get ready to impress your gin pals over a gin and tonic!
What gins go with cucumber? For fans of our Gin and Tonic Garnish Guide and our tasting events, you'll know that garnishing is all about personal choice and what flavour profile you want to create for your drink. Cucumber is a garnish that splits opinion but has become an increasingly popular gin garnish, and we are frequently asked 'what is the best gin with cucumber?'.
So here are our recommendations for some 'must try' gins that work beautifully in a gin and tonic with a cucumber garnish.
The world of gin is so diverse and continuing to grow faster than ever, so we're taking a look at some of the gins that have either launched, grown in popularity, been best sellers, or simply impressed us in taste tests in 2016. We could have chosen so many great gins for every letter - it has been a tough task deciding!