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Monthly Archives: April 2018

  1. Why is Gin Served in a Copa de Balon Glass?

    Highball, lowball, stemless, flute...Copa de Balon? Find out more about the latest glass shape you need to compliment your perfect G&T.

    Picture the scene: You’ve made it to the weekend (congratulations!) and you’re about to pour yourself a glass of your favourite gin. You add your preferred tonic, plenty of ice, and maybe even a little garnish for that finishing touch. Ideal.

    While many of us choose the first and largest glass available to us, choosing which glass to serve your G&T in can actually make all the difference to its final taste. Traditionally, gin and tonic is served in a Tom Collins glass. With its long shape, this glass can easily hold your favourite G&T. However, the problem with the Tom Collins is that the glass shape can melt the ice more quickly which dilutes the taste.

    More recently, the

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  2. April's Gin of the Month - Pickering's Original 1947

    This month our Gin Club subscribers are enjoying Pickering's Original 1947 Gin.

    Perfect for the warmer spring evenings that have eventually arrived with us, this gin is exceptionally refreshing. 

    Find out more about the gin, the distillery and the people behind the brand below.

    The Gin

    The 1947 Original is a spicy, sweet and intense gin with cardamom, coriander, clove and cinnamon leading to a crisp and refreshing finish – it’s a decadent trip back to the last days of the Raj.

    Pickering's Original 1947 Gin

    Pickering’s Original 1947 Gin is based on a

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