The Liquor Shelf

Making the Perfect Gin and Tonic

Britain’s love affair with gin is continuing unabated with hundreds of new gins launched each year, gin festivals springing up and gin-flavoured foods lining the shelves of delis and farm shops, but to make the perfect gin and tonic is…
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5 Top Gins that need Nothing more than Tonic

Star of Bombay With a punchy juniper hit, earthy angelica notes and fresh zingy coriander Star of Bombay is a warm and robust gin. It’s botanical list includes bergamot and ambrette seed and overall this is a much more intense…
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Blooming Marvelous: Fentimans & Bloom

Bloom Gin & Rose Lemonade I’m not one for buying pre-mixed drinks, but whilst on the mooch in the drinks aisle of a certain supermarket I came across a bottle of Fentimans and Bloom. The thought of bloom gin and…
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Brecon Botanicals Gin – a true taste of Wales

Brecon Botanicals Gin is a tasty Welsh gin made at the Penderyn distillery. It is based on pure grain spirit and a special selection of botanicals. The illustrations were specially engraved and re-produced for this special edition. Very interesting stuff….
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Blue Bottle Gin – Look for Beauty Everywhere

Blue Bottle Gin comes from the Three Fingers Distillery on the Island of Guernsey and it is a multifaceted drink.  Being not too heavy on the juniper makes it a gin that will keep your taste buds occupied, as they…
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Pink Cow Cardiotonic– a healthier tonic

Well I’ve never needed an excuse for G&T but I may just have found one and it’s name is Pink Cow Cardiotonic! Pink Cow is a new line of products imagined by Chef Flavio Morganti, who created the range  with the…
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