I am always amazed at how many people overlook the importance of mixers and how they can transform your drink. You might spend ages scanning through the gin list but hardly think about your mixer… “Could I have The Botanist and Tonic, please”… Have a think… Have you spent any time exploring the range of […]
Do you ever use any other mixers than plain Indian tonic water? While we have been paying attention to all the new gins, rums or other craft spirits, something else has happened in the world of top-quality drinks… An explosion of craft mixers! Indian tonic water is the most commonly used mixer and is often […]
There are many gin events taking place across the UK and beyond throughout the year, but with World Gin Day (09th June this year) getting closer, it is a great time to talk about how to prepare for your next gin festival.
Whether you are cooking a large meal for friends and family or just having a few people over this weekend, now is your time to impress your guests with some luxurious drinks. To get you started I have highlighted five key elements to make your evening party just that little bit more special. These tips […]
For countless times I have stressed how important it is to use good quality mixers with spirits. What is the point of buying a top quality spirits when a poor mixer will ruin the tasting experience? If ¾ of the drink is the mixer you should make sure you use premium soft drinks. When Dutch […]
Imagine relaxing on a deckchair on a sunny day with a gin and tonic in your hand. There’s a nice breeze and you can smell the BBQ. You’re not on the beach, but in one of the London’s most beautiful venues, The Roof Gardens in Kensington, where the flamingos (yes, real flamingos!) wander freely and […]