#Ginspiration: Broker’s London Dry

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Words by Shaun Cooney The Broker’s distillery in Birmingham is housed in an old brewery converted when gin became more profitable than beer. A distillery built above a natural spring providing pure water, they use botanicals from all across the globe, juniper berries from Macedonia, liquorice from Italy, lemons from Spain and nutmeg from India; and […]

#Ginspiration: Berkeley Square

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Words by Shaun Cooney Berkeley Square is one of those gin’s that is an example of just how amazing a gin can be and how complex the distillation process can be. This is a gin that sells itself as the ‘single malt of the gin world’, it’s a gin that can be enjoyed perfectly over […]

#Ginspiration: Monkey 47

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Words by Shaun Cooney Monkey 47 shows that good thinks do come in small packages. It’s a gin that carries with is all the characteristics of its creator, Montgomery Collins. It combines ‘Great British traditions, the exoticness of India and the purity of the black forest’. Now god knows what this means but it does […]

#Ginspiration: Fever Tree Tonic

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Words by Shaun Cooney Nothing is more British than a gin and tonic in the garden on a summers afternoon, or as an appertife before a meal, or at home alone on a Tuesday afternoon, or even just waiting at the bottom of the stairs waiting for your partner to come home for that special […]

Peckham Distills: Little Bird Gin

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Words by Shaun Cooney What makes a gin a London gin? Well its when redistilling ethyl alcohol in the presence of all natural flavourings. This means there are no added flavourings or colourings. Since London gin was given its own EU spirits category in 2009 many gin distillers have been using many different botanicals and techniques to create […]