#ScottishGinTour2022 I really am rubbish at blogging about stuff I get up to, I think at the time that it might be nice to write something down and share some thoughts, but then… well it rarely actually happens. But as today (October 1st 2022) is international Scottish Gin day (@IntScotGinDay) I thought I would (re)document […]
Read More Our 2022 Scottish Gin Adventure
Examining the phrase ‘Gin Snob’ what could it mean?
Read More Sticks and Stones…
The Negroni Club paid a virtual visit to Sacred Distillery
Read More Negroni Club UK… at Sacred distillery
Many of you may have seen the Stanley Tucci on YouTube, where he makes a Negroni in an unconventional (but listed on a Campari bottle) way. I decided to follow his instructions… but ultimately found that I could not!
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February 28, 2019 This time I thought I would delve a little into the subject of the different ways in which the owner of a gin brand (an individual or company) can get Gin into a bottle that has their label proudly emblazoned on the front of it. It’s worth stating loud and clear again […]
Read More Behind the Production Curtain
February 19, 2019 Work in Progress here…. Feed back is being requested (Update 27th Feb 2019…. I have updated the flow chart and now publishing it wider via a separate page HERE) Also, here is a link back to my main regulations page
Read More Gin Flow Chart – useful or not?
February 10, 2019 Now this post may or may not be contentious (depending on who employs you). Regulation does exist with regards to the spirit drink known as Gin. I have placed links to these regulations as a page on my blog HERE There are some that say that we should not stifle innovation in the […]
Read More A little game of “Gin” or “Spirit Drink”
Originally published January 13, 2019 Recent twitter posts and online media articles and blogs have compelled me to jot down a few personal thoughts about provenance in spirits production/marketing. Just to put a few things straight, for those of you that believe I may be a garnish short of a G and T as you have seen […]
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November 19, 2018 Now I like my Gin, and I guess as you have kindly taken the time to visit my fledgling blog musings, you like Gin too. Whilst I was thinking a little while ago about the whole “is it or is it not gin?” discussion, I got thinking what makes a good G&T?I don’t mean […]
Read More Gin and Tonic (is it G’n’T…or T’n’G?)