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  • Larios 12
    Gin,  Reviews

    Larios 12

    If you like Larios Dry Gin and Larios Rose its a safe bet you will like Larios 12, its premium expression. The name comes from the twelve botanicals used in its five distillations. Blended together with a predominance of citrus, orange blossom is the fifth distillation. The bottle has a more premium look too with its vibrant deep blue colour.

  • festive gin cocktails
    Cocktails,  Gin,  Recipes

    5 Fabulously Festive Gin Cocktails

    The Christmas season is here and I have put together 5 festive gin cocktails to suit all occasions. To kick off the party is a cranberry riff on the French 75, followed by the Christmas Velvet Alexander combining gin and granny’s favourite advocaat, then a sophisticated Martinez, a fruitily refreshing Saigon Cooler and finally, a warming gin Hot Toddy.

  • Merry Ginmas
    Gin

    My Twelve Gins of Christmas

    There are lots of lovely ginny gift guides out there at the moment which have inspired me to create my own Ginmas List. Typically though, instead of small gifts: earrings, books and such like, I have gone for full-size 70cl bottles. Typically though, instead of small gifts: earrings, books and such like, I have gone for full-size 70cl bottles. And let's face it if given the choice between a pair of gin and tonic earrings or socks emblazoned with a ‘hilarious’ gin joke or a lovely bottle of gin which would you rather find in your stocking on the big day? My list is a retrospective of old favourites:  My Twelve Gins…