other spirits

The Spirit Show: 3 Gins You Need To Try

2016-12-21

As I was attending the first edition of The Spirit Show London earlier this month, I intentionally chose to focus on “other spirits” rather than running my usual whisky marathon. Even though I still regret not having enough time to have a closer look at each and every exhibitor showcasing their spirited work that day, here are 3 gins that really stood out for me! Bishop’s …

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Those new Japanese distilleries to watch out

2016-11-30

It’s been a long time since we haven’t talked Japanese spirits around here – while I don’t have a clue about Shōchū & Saké (#SorryNotSorry), I couldn’t go without noticing that 2016 was a pretty interesting year for the Asian spirits category, seeing new distillery projects emerge and even the first Japanese gin launched! Let’s then have a look at 2 new Japanese distilleries that I’ll …

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GINspiration: 10 gins you need to try this summer

2016-07-22

Come on, I know whisky is legion around here (and no worries, it will always be…), but sometimes, other spirited universes have to explored, and I am quite happy to take this trip! Temperatures continue to rise (well… At least theorically ’cause the sky is pretty grey and cloudy today when I look at the window… But it’s not like I needed an excuse to write …

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3 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the gin-lover in your life

2016-02-07

Love Gin – Eden Mill A gin from a Scottish craft brewer? Yes please. Eden Mill have embraced distilling and are clearly having great fun. This Love Gin is made with juniper, coriander seed and angelica as well as rhubarb root, rose petal, goji berry, elderberry, marshmallow root and raspberry leaf! It’s then infused with hibiscus flowers post distillation. Gordon Castle Raspberry Gin Liqueur Gordon …

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