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Cocktail: London Calling

Ingredients: 50ml Kew Organic Gin 20ml Sugar Syrup 20ml Lemon Juice 10ml Fino Sherry 3 Dashes Orange Bitters Method: Shake and strain into a Coupe Glass Garnish with a Twist of Grapefruit.   Make yourself one of these!💕 

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An Exclusive World of Botanicals

Since 1759, the botanists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have been pioneers of plant hunting and cultivation. Today, The London Distillery Company forage seasonal botanicals from these world-famous Gardens, along with others procured from around the globe, and distil them in “Christina”, their stunning copper pot still. It is thanks to these ingredients that […]

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Cocktail: Cape Byron Collins

Ingredients: 30ml Brookies Dry Gin 15ml Pink Grapefuit Juice 15ml Lemon Juice 10ml Sugar Syrup Top with Soda Water Method: Build over ice-filled glass and garnish witha pink grapefruit slice   Make yourself one of these!💕 

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Cocktail: White Negroni

Ingredients: 30ml Brookies Dry Gin 30ml Suze Aperitif Liqueur 30ml Lillet Blanc Aperitif Method: Stir over ice and strain into ice-filled glass   Make yourself one of these!💕 

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Take 5 with Brookie’s Gin

Learn more about the brains behind our Gin of the Month… Jim McEwan: Jim McEwan, ‘The Cask Whisperer’, is often referred to as the Bruce Springsteen of the whisky industry. With over 52 years’ experience in the distilling industry, winning countless awards and accolades. Jim is the only distiller in the world to win Master […]

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Brookies Distillery: Jim’s Tasting Notes

Master Distiller Jim McEwan takes us through a full tasting experience of Brookie’s Gin… Aromatics “The spirit opens on a captivating combination of citrus notes, led by Aniseed and Cinnamon Myrtle in harmony with a lively drift of Finger and Blood Limes that awakens and stimulates the olfactory system which rejoices in the purity of […]

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Meet Killowen Distillery

Set in the beautiful setting you are, up in the Mourne Mountains with Carlingford Lough below you, it might seem obvious why you would set up a Killowen Distillery – but what else factored in your decision to start distilling? We wanted to create spirits that we wanted to drink ourselves; native botanical pot still […]

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Cocktail: The Mourne Lady

Ingredients: 60ml Killowen Gin 15ml fresh lemon juice; 7.5ml grenadine syrup 1 egg white Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled glass Killowen Tip: If you don’t want to use egg white, substitute for 20ml of double cream and follow the same instructions   Make yourself one of these!💕 

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Take 5 with Gin Bothy

Gin Bothy is nestled in the historic village of Glamis in Angus, minutes from Glamis castle, and they are home to a wonderful range of uniquely flavoured gins. For the non-Scots reading this, can you explain what a Bothy is? A bothy is stone building like a small cottage that, in the highlands of Scotland, […]