Stranger and Sons Gin Launches in the UK

Stranger & Sons, one of the first gins to be made in India since the country gained independence in the 1940s, as well as one of only a handful to reach UK shores, has launched. Stranger & Sons is the debut gin from the team at Third Eye Distillery, based off the beaten track inContinue reading “Stranger and Sons Gin Launches in the UK”

Rampur Single Malt Indian Whisky From The Himalayas Launches In The UK

Radico Khaitan’s Rampur Indian Single Malt Whisky launches in October. Rampur is an Indian Single Malt Whisky, handcrafted and aged in the foothills of the Himalayas. Distilled in India’s oldest distillery, this super premium malt whisky is steeped in rich Indian heritage and tradition. Rampur Single Malt is distilled in traditional copper pot stills, maturedContinue reading “Rampur Single Malt Indian Whisky From The Himalayas Launches In The UK”


Manchester has a new venue to impress its ever-expanding customer base, and a dose of India is hitting the pitch. Positioned within Spinningfields, Scene shows off a Tardis of Indian delights in the form of its cocktail bar and street kitchen. Upon arrival, expect to be greeted by friendly faces as they welcome you to the bar for a quick drinkContinue reading “Scene”

Hard Rock Cafe World Burger Tour

Hard Rock Cafe are well-known for their burgers across the world, and all 199 sites have been coming up with creations that define their corresponding city. For the next two months though, customers are being invited to sample the aptly named Local Legendary Burger offerings, with 8 being highlighted at Manchester’s Hard Rock Cafe overContinue reading “Hard Rock Cafe World Burger Tour”

Manchester Whisky Club Review – August

This past Thursday saw the eighth meeting of the Manchester Whisky Club, held at The Castle in Manchester. Just like last month, a theme was the order of the day, and as we had covered Ireland, Scotland, Japan and the USA, it made sense to take look at some of the lesser known whisky producing countriesContinue reading “Manchester Whisky Club Review – August”

Magic Moments Tasting Notes

India is a growing country. Not one where you’d expect spirits to originate from, or be the fore runner in sales. But hold on though, India is one of the biggest consumers of whisky, and at the end of calendar 2012, McDowell’s No. 1 from Vijay Mallya’s United Spirits Ltd overtook Johnnie Walker to becomeContinue reading “Magic Moments Tasting Notes”