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Getting Cosy with Campfire Gin | Gin Diaries

Last month Dr W’s mum gave me a wonderful present. This was of course a new gin for the gin shelf. But a new one to me, this was Campfire Gin by the Puddingstone Distillery. Campfire Gin was launched in 2016 by husband and…

September 29, 2017
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The Autumnal Drink: The Gin and Ginger | Gin Diaries

Oh Autumn, how I love you. An excuse to stay in and keep warm. The perfect season for the introvert in me, and there’s nothing like a warming drink for those Friday nights in. My new drink find for Autumn, the Gin and Ginger Ale or…

November 18, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Rock Rose Gin* | Gin Diaries

Sorry it’s been a while since my last Gin Diaries, but I am back this week with something special. This week is all about Rock Rose gin, a wonderful gin from the north most coastline of mainland Scotland. Now I had been followingΒ Rock RoseΒ on…

September 4, 2015
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Portobello Road | Gin Diaries

Welcome to the first in a series called Gin Diaries.Β I’m hoping in the coming weeks to share my knowledge and Gin Cocktail recipes via these posts.Β This week we start with an introduction to the history of gin and a bit about one of my…

June 5, 2015