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Jo Forker
The Science of Gin

The Science of Gin

The Science of Gin Recently I was lucky enough to be able to listen to an alternative perspective of gin as I took part in the inaugural ‘City Drinks’ hosted by Sir David Wootton at the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) in London. Proceeds from the evening went to the charity Lifelites who donate specialist assistive technology packages to over 10,000 children and young people with life-limiting, life-threatening and disabling conditions using every one of the 60 children's hospice services throughout the British Isles.   The main lecture was from Professor Andy Whiting of pHure Liquors who has applied modern thinking and...

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Alex Mackenzie
5 Top Gin and Tonics to drink this autumn.

5 Top Gin and Tonics to drink this autumn.

I love this time of year, when the trees have turned those love autumnal reds and oranges, the leaves are rustling and crunching underfoot and the heat of the summer is slowly declining. It is at this time of year when I start to relax in an evening next to a nice warm fire with a gin and tonic in my hand; autumn is well and truly upon us.  Here I've put together my 5 favourite gin and tonics to give you that autumnal feel.   1. Conker Dorset Spirit Served with Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic Water and a sprig of rosemary to garnish....

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Alex Mackenzie
Product Review by Pub Sheds

Product Review by Pub Sheds

  Our friends over at Pub Sheds have posted a review of our gift boxed balloon glasses - they love them and we think you will too - click below to see for yourself! See the review here

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Alex Mackenzie
We are in the Daily Mail!

We are in the Daily Mail!

We have been mentioned in the Daily Mail Online as their retailer of choice for Lucscombe Elderflower Tonic water. The article is about Fever Tree and how Tim Warrillow and Charles Rolls have taken their idea of producing a posh tonic and made the success of Fever Tree mixers.  Having told their story the article then asked the question as to whether posh mixers really perk things up.  With a bottle of gin in hand a drinks expert sets to work comparing a number of tonics in the mixer market to see how they rate when added to gin.  The Lucscombe Elderflower stands...

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