Emily Says . . . . ‘Portobello’

In her fifteenth feature under ‘Emily Says . . .’, the voice to the Manchester bar scene in Emily Puckering heads for a walk down Portobello Road; So it turns out I haven’t exactly stuck to my previous promise of leaning away from the gin; it’s just too bloody difficult! So here’s another quick littleContinue reading “Emily Says . . . . ‘Portobello’”

Whisk Yourself Away To The Magic Of Speyside Apple Orchards In The Heart Of Manchester

On September 30th, Caorunn, the handcrafted Scottish gin, is transforming the Oast House, Spinningfields, into a vibrant urban apple orchard which will offer 500 passers-by a free Caorunn G&T for a truly beautiful crisp, fresh taste of the Highlands. The urban apple orchard will be brimming with trees for one day during the Manchester FoodContinue reading “Whisk Yourself Away To The Magic Of Speyside Apple Orchards In The Heart Of Manchester”

Bombay Sapphire Launches The Rooftop Retreat

WEDNESDAY 13th APRIL – MONDAY 11TH JULY, 2016 This spring, the world’s number one premium gin, Bombay Sapphire, launches ‘The Bombay Sapphire Rooftop Retreat at Harvey Nichols’. Celebrating the artistry of the iconic Bombay Sapphire Ultimate Gin & Tonic, visitors to the Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Terrace between 13th April and 11th July are invited to discoverContinue reading “Bombay Sapphire Launches The Rooftop Retreat”

Fever Tree – The Ultimate Gin and Tonic Tour

The world’s best tonic water Fever-Tree take tonic on tour for 10th Birthday in a nationwide series of Gin & Tonic pop-ups and events. Now celebrating 10 years of top-class tonic, Fever-Tree will bring the spirit of the season to G&T lovers across the UK this Spring with a travelling tonic tour. From botanical bicyclesContinue reading “Fever Tree – The Ultimate Gin and Tonic Tour”

Liverpool Distillery

The gin movement is rising, with plenty of artisan distilleries popping up around the UK. One such brand is Liverpool Distillery, producing their very own organic gin. Based in Kirkdale, the organic gin has been produced by Liverpool based Belvedere pub landlord John O’Dowd in a joint venture with Liverpool Organic Brewery. Back in the day, most citiesContinue reading “Liverpool Distillery”

Bombay Sapphire And Urban Junkies Launch The Ultimate Gin & Tonic Project

This Christmas, Bombay Sapphire, the iconic gin brand infused with imagination, and Urban Junkies, have collaborated with ten of the UK’s finest thought leaders from the worlds of food & drink, fashion, design and the Arts to create their own personalised twists on the Bombay Sapphire Ultimate Gin & Tonic, using the best ingredients andContinue reading “Bombay Sapphire And Urban Junkies Launch The Ultimate Gin & Tonic Project”

Six O’clock Tasting Notes

A perfect balance between tonic and gin can sometimes make or break an experience. How many times can you remember thinking that you’d wish you had gone for a different style of gin or that recommended brand of tonic? Well answers are now here in the form of Six O’clock gin. From the Bramley andContinue reading “Six O’clock Tasting Notes”

Fentimans & Bloom Gin & Tonic Tasting Notes

NEW FENTIMANS & BLOOM PREMIUM GIN & TONIC COCKTAIL BOTANICALLY BLENDED TO CREATE THE PERFECT SERVE AVAILABLE IN SAINSBURY’S NATIONWIDE THE FIRST PREMIUM COCKTAIL DRINK Award-winning BLOOM London Dry Gin has joined forces with the acclaimed Fentimans, combining their expertise in the blending and sourcing of the finest botanicals from around the world to create a perfectContinue reading “Fentimans & Bloom Gin & Tonic Tasting Notes”

-ish and -ish Limed Tasting Notes

Do you like breaking the rules? Becoming a little naughty? Perhaps so much it’s a fetish? Whatever your answer, your sure to enjoy this rather attractive and alluring gin named -ish. This London Dry gin returns to the traditional style but comes with a twist of an extra shot of juniper. It comes without any addedContinue reading “-ish and -ish Limed Tasting Notes”