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Discovering The Teasmith Gin | Gin Diairies

Recently I got to try some wonderful new gin emerging from the crowd, The Teasmith. Based in Scotland, they’re wanting to claim a stake in the ever expanding gin market. The Teasmith are based in rural Udny, Aberdeenshire. This part of Scotland has a…

September 2, 2016
TeaPigs Earl Grey Gin Iced Tea
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TeaPigs Summer Iced Teas | Recipe

What lovely weather we’ve been having, it’s a shame it’s set to be a little cooler this week. However, let’s not let summer fade away just yet, why not make some summery drinks to bring the vibes back. Today I’m sharing with you some…

July 26, 2016
Tonic Water Tasting at Atlas Bar Manchester
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Just the Tonic Water | Gin Diaries

When you think about gin, tonic springs to mind right?! Well most of us jump towards a tonic that merely adds nothing to their drink, but there are more ‘high end’ tonics out there now. These tonic waters are designed to compliment the gins…

July 6, 2016
Pink Gin
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6 Ways to Celebrate World Gin Day

So tomorrow, the 11th of June, brings us World Gin Day. The very best of all of the days! As a gin lover I thought I should share with you my ideas for 6 Ways to Celebrate World Gin Day! Personally, this year I…

June 10, 2016
Rock Rose Spring Edition Gin and Tonic
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Rock Rose Spring Edition | Gin Diaries

I am growing ever more excited by the gin scene, it’s so interesting to see the different flavours, botanicals and ideas coming out almost weekly. For this week’s new gin I have been trying Rock Rose Spring Edition Gin. The Rock Rose Spring Edition…

May 13, 2016
Eaton Mess Strawberries Recipe
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Gin and Strawberry Eton Mess | Recipe

I am not one to deny myself the food I want, but today is apparently Eat What You Want Day and well, if you’re a sweet treats dodger why not take today to try something awesome like my Gin and Strawberry Eton Mess? I decided…

May 11, 2016
Chase Gin Apple Cocktail
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Chase Distillery Showcase at the Alchemist

A few weeks back I was invited to The Alchemist on New York Street to try out some concoctions from the guys at Chase Distillery. William Chase, founder of Chase Distillery is the man behind Tyrrell’s crisps, of which I was a huge fan…

April 15, 2016
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Manchester Gin Festival 2016

Another year, another Gin Festival. You probably wonder why I keep going back, but it’s such a laid back event and the new gins each year mean there’s always something different to do or try. After the first year in the Northern Quarter, the…

April 2, 2016