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.
Dry January has come to an end and many of you will be ready to crack open the gin for the first time in 2018 this weekend.
While it’s a great feeling to have reached the end of your month of abstinence we’re sure that you’ll be feeling some guilt that your new (albeit temporary) lifestyle change has come to an end!
If that’s the case then why not make yourself feel better by drinking a gin that benefits other too?
We’re extremely lucky in Scotland to have an ever-growing number of quality, socially responsible craft gin producers. Below we’ve picked out some of our favourites.
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