Remember that holiday on the Italian Riviera? Would you love to be transported back there? That’s exactly what O’ndina Gin does. Soon you’ll be back in Portofino, Positano, Forte dei Marmi, maybe riding your Vespa along the Cinque Terre, or relaxing on the Amalfi Coast clinking glass with the likes of Sophia Lauren, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Liz Taylor and Richard Burton, or waxing lyrical with Byron, Shelley and Hemingway.
Tuppenny Tip: Mediterranean Tonic and a Basil leaf, what else. Also ace in a Negroni.
Edinburgh Seaside Gin
Inspired by the East Coast shoreline near Edinburgh, Seaside Gin is a small-batch gin which harnesses the magic of the seaside to evoke a day at the beach. Distilled in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University’s Brewing & Distilling MSC. It’s shoreline botanicals include ground ivy, bladderwrack and scurvygrass to contribute to a spirit with distinctive minerality.
Tuppenny Tip: Elderflower Tonic and Grapefruit. Or even better – ask for this gin in a Martini.
Elephant London Dry Gin
An award-winning handcrafted premium gin made with rare African botanicals.
Tuppenny Tip: Elderflower or Indian Tonic and a sliver of Apple or Ginger.
Bristol Distilling Co. Gin 77 London Dry Gin
A gin for the bold, the fearless, the triumphant. For the dooers, the seekers, the strivers. It’s both serious yet irreverent, assertive yet balanced, spicy yet refreshing. It’s like nothing else before it and yet strangely familiar.
Tuppenny Tip: Keep it classic with Indian Tonic and Lime
JJ Whitley Elderflower Dry Gin
This gin revolves around the classic fragrance of the elderflower, along with a selection of rural British flavours and a helping of cinnamon, too.
Tuppenny Tip: In an ideal world, a splash of basil tonic and a piece of lemon.
Peaky Blinder Dry Spiced Gin
In the Black Country the Sadler family have been purveyors of the finest beers and spirits since 1900. Over a century’s worth of knowledge and passion has led the family to create this bold, small batch, handrafted spiced gin, blended with exotic spices and botanicals
Tuppenny Tip: The spicing in this gin needs a plain tonic to allow it to shine, but matched well with a slice of grapefruit.
With the purest grain alcohol they distill juniper berries and ad a touch of flowers of thyme, fresh rosemary leaves and citrus peels. for a distinct Mediterranean character from Ibiza, typical of the singular quality of spices from teh Island.
Tuppenny Tip: It’s obvious really – blend this one with tonic and either sprigs of rosemary or thyme.
Langleys Old Tom Gin
A quintessentially English Gin made in small batches. slightly sweeter in flavour, it’s a classic recipe popular in the 18th and 19th centuries redeveloped for the modern era. Strong in flavour, this gin packs a punch.
Tuppenny Tip: Go big, go bold: take this one neat, over ice with no garnish. Let the gin do the talking.
City of London Distillery Christopher Wren Gin
Designed by master distiller Tom Nichol, this premium gin combines the subtle flavours of juniper, coriander, angelica root, liquorice and sweet orange to give a complex gin that balances quality and flavour.
Tuppenny Tip: A proper Indian tonic water and a piece of orange do this fabulous gin justice
Whitley Neil Rhubarb & Ginger Gin
A hand crafted gin of exceptional quality inspired by the glory of the English country garden. The essence of Rhubarb adds a tart, crisp edge whilst the real ginger extract warms the palette.
Tuppenny Tip: Serve with a great Mediterranean or Indian tonic alongside either sliced ginger or a sprig of rosemary.
Edgerton Original Pink Gin
Martin Edgerton Gill, who pioneered herbal teas in the 80’s, has used his considerable knowledge of herbs and spices to create a totally new and contemporary pink gin. Quite apart from the enticing rosiness it is a delightful and complex gin blended with no less than fifteen exotic ingredients including pomegranate.
Tuppenny Tip: a nice fresh strawberry paired with an Indian tonic water are the perfect pair to match with this pink lovely.
Roku Japanese Gin
Six traditional botanicals are added to create the authentic gin taste like juniper berries, coriander, angelica seed and root, cinnamon, cardamom, bitter orange and lemon peel.
Tuppenny Tip: This fab gin needs a fab tonic and a garnish of ginger, lime or orange. Or, if available, cherry works a treat.
Boe Violet Gin
A vibrant variation on the Boe Superior Gin recipe. The additional infusion of violets creates a stylish gin with a light, delicate taste and beautiful colour and aroma. Goes well in a classic G&T or adds a twist to your favourite gin cocktail.
Tuppeny Tip: Compliment the colour as much as the flavour with a garnish of blueberry or blackberry with tonic.
Twisted Nose Watercress Dry Gin
Distilled at the Winchester Distillery this small batch gin combines ten botanicals including local watercress to create a spirit that is intense, fragrant and refreshing. The Romans knew watercress as Nasturtium, meaning “Twisted Nose”.
Tuppenny Tip: Elderflower or Indian Tonic with a cirtus fruit like lemon, lime or orange or some grapefruit.
Brokers London Dry Gin
Our fabulous house gin, Broker’s is a seriously good gin with a quirky marketing approach. A quadruple-distilled pure grain spirit made from English wheat is re-distilled with ten traditional botanical’s, creating a gin of outstanding flavour and smoothness.
Tuppenny Tip: A super flexible gin – serve with Indian tonic and almost any garnish. I like to go bold with some coriander but lemon, lime or orange are all good.
Fresha Strawberry Gin
Soft, fruity triple-distilled premium Spanish gin using 7 different botanicals including orange peel from Seville, lemon peel from Cadiz, vanilla from southern Spain, star anise and strawberries from Huelva.
Tuppenny Tip: Simply serve with good tonic and a slice of fresh strawberry.
Jawbox Belfast Cut Dry Gin
On the nose, Jawbox is an impressive experience of bold juniper and pine, balanced with a gentle touch of sweet coriander and clean citrus. More complex on the palate, citrus and juniper develop into peppery, earthy Angelica root, finishing with citrus and lingering juniper and pine.
Tuppenny Tip: Serve with Ginger Ale (invented in Belfast) and garnish with a squeeze and a wedge of zesty lime.
Distilled with olives, thyme, rosemary and basil. Made in a custom still by blending individual distillations of arbequina olives, thyme, rosemary, basil, cardamom, coriander, ginger berries and citrus fruits. Soaked in advance for more than a year in special large clay jars.
Tuppenny Tip: Indian or Mediterranean tonic then any one of a number of garnishes – basil, rosemary, thyme and olive all work a treat or go left field with a slice of mango.
Sharish Blue Magic Gin
Produced in Alentejo, Portugal this superb gin is made from 100% Portuguese fruit. Its unique colour is attained from a flower call Clitoria Ternatea, or blue pea. When tonic or a citric based mixer is added the blue colour turns to a soft pink.
Tuppenny Tip: Ideally serve with a Mediterranean tonic and raspberry or strawberry.