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Monthly Archives: April 2020

  1. Boozy Baking with Craft56° – Biggar Gin & Lemon Scones

    Like most, during the lockdown; we’re finding ways to get creative with our baking. We levelled up some plain scones with the addition of gin and lemon – making an afternoon tea staple even more exciting!

    Boozy Baking With Craft56

    Family recipes can be easily altered to include your favourite ingredients – for some this might be the addition of dried fruit, fresh fruit, nuts or chocolate but in true Craft56 fashion, we added gin. Biggar Gin uses citrus peel as a botanical so this was the gin of choice!

     Biggar Gin & Lemon Scones

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  2. Isle of Bute Gorse Gin - April 2020

    The featured gin in our Scottish Gin Club this month is Gorse Gin from the Isle of Bute Gin Co. Find out more about their history as well as the Gorse expression and perfect serve ideas below.  

    Isle of Bute Gin Range

    Isle of Bute Gin Co.

    The Isle of Bute is a picturesque island located off of Scotland’s West Coast and is the inspiration behind the range of gins from the Isle of Bute Gin Co. 

    Shortly after the first batch of gin was distilled in 2018, production had to relocate to a shared premises in Glasgow in order to meet production needs. While production was based in Glasgow, regular trips were made across to Bute to forage for the botanicals. However,

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