Feb 2020 UPDATE

Well, still unbelievably frustrated however if you’ve been past in the last week you will see works have started on the street. Our insurers have begun  the process of repairs to the road. This will not be a quick job but at least things are now moving in the right direction. In the meantime we …

Progress update January 2020 Well, our frustration is off the scale…we are coming up to our one year anniversary since the damage was caused and  We remain entirely closed! Works are scheduled to begin soon, we are told! You may have seen us on the BBC, heard us on the radio, and in the press. …

Whilst dry gin and the origins of the gin and tonic lie with all things red, white and blue it can be argued that the origins of the 21st century renaissance of the gin and tonic lie in Spain so it’s high time we turned our review focus towards our European friends and our taste …

Twelve keys is a gin made by the fantastic chaps at Sartorial Spirits that takes alchemy as its inspiration, and in particular the work of Basil Valentine who published his Twelve Keys text in 1599. The origins of distilling are closely associated with alchemy. Early distillers believed that distilling captured  the quinta  – the quintessential …

Happy Holidays! We are shut for our annual holiday over the festive period, and re-open refreshed on January 8th. We wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful new year and look forward to seeing you in 2019.  

We have two new tasting menus that showcase gins from the floral and fruit categories, flavour styles that are increasingly popular at the moment. Our Fruit / Floral Tasting menu showcases floral and fruit forward gins: Bloom Jasmine & Rose  43% – A new pink gin from Bloom, light and floral with delicate fruit notes. Chamomile …

We have a fantastic selection of new gins for autumn and winter 2018 which we are showcasing on our tasting menus. We have also updated our extremely popular Fruit / Floral Tasting menus. For Tasting menu number 1 we have: Fatty’s Organic gin 40% – A 100% organic London dry gin produced in Dulwich infused …

It was love at first sight with Duck and Crutch, who can resist such a handsome and beautifully designed bottle. We were further seduced when we learned more about the gin, made lovingly by hand in a 6 x 4ft shed in Kensington by a fabulous couple, George and Hollie. What really made us fall …

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 …