Not that you need a reason to drink gin, but let’s say you did, saving mankind is a pretty good one. It’s said that “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.”  If bees go we go. Keepr’s is a company that is working …

As we brace ourselves for the final ever episode of The Bridge this week we thought it would be appropriate to console ourselves with some Scandinavian gin. Nordic noir has transformed our appreciation of drama here in the UK over the past few years, do Scandinavian spirits do the same for gin? The bottle we …

We are privileged to have on our shelves another fine Yorkshire gin – York gin. Emma, one of the masterminds behind York Gin visited the London Gin Club a while back and we spent a pleasant evening chatting about gin. Fast forward a year or so and we have the fruits of the labours of …

Japanese Whisky’s are known for their nuanced flavours and so we were keen to try Roku Gin, made by the Japanese distilling giant Suntory. Roku is made with 6 traditional Japanese botanicals selected and balanced to represent the four seasons, with an underlying scaffold of 8 traditional gin botanicals (juniper, coriander seed, angelica root & …

There is an art to making gin. Which botanicals, in what proportions? The variations are literally endless, and for every successful recipe there will be hundreds of also rans strewn across the distillery floor. Making a good gin is hard work, but making a good savoury gin is about as tough as it gets and …

There is nothing better to combat the post-Christmas blues than a tasty new gin and what a fabulous specimen we have in Gin Wala. This London Dry gin is inspired by the Chaiwalas of India, the entrepreneurial street vendors who sell and serve spiced tea. The recipe took a year to perfect and uses the …

Hidden Curiosities gin is quite unusual for a British gin in that it uses 20 botanicals. There is always a danger in generalising, but British gins tend to weigh in under 14 botanicals, with our European friends with their aqua vita heritage at the higher end of the range when it comes to number of …

Inshriach gin is made in a shed, but not just any shed, the shed that houses the Inshriach distillery won shed of the year in 2015. Sheds are good, and out of them can come fantastic things including gin. The shed in question is deep in the Cairngorms on the Inshiriach estate where Walter Micklethwaite …

Manchester Three Rivers small batch dry gin is made in the heart of Manchester and takes much of it’s inspiration from the city itself. The name Three Rivers refers to the three rivers that run through Manchester: the Medlock, Irwell and Irk, the distillery it’s self being near the banks of the Irk. The 450 …

Marylebone is a stone’s throw away from us here are the London Gin Club, so we were most interested to try the new local gin, Mary-le-bone small batch gin. We were even more intrigued to learn that the company is located on the site of the 18th century Marylebone Pleasure Gardens. We knew there were …