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  • Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla
    Gin,  Reviews

    Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla

    Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla recreates an original 1862 recipe from the first Charles Tanqueray and follows on from the successful No.Ten, Rangpur and my favourite Malacca. Launched last year Flor de Sevilla spearheaded a wave of orange gins, some good, some not so. But while everyone was mad for pink Tanqueray compounded its original gin with essences and colouring and came up tropical Hawaiian sunset.

  • How to Make Homemade Lime Syrup
    Gin,  Home Distilling,  Recipes

    How to Make Homemade Lime Syrup

    Lime syrup is a must-have ingredient in your fridge for cocktails and mocktails. It adds a slight almost spicy sourness to cocktails and is also great as a dash of sweetness in a G&T. You can buy readymade but homemade is best. It is also so easy to make and keeps for weeks in your fridge that it makes sense to make to own. Your homemade syrup will never be clear unless you are super patient enough to strain it through a coffee filter and even then it may be a little cloudy. But neither will it be suspiciously bright green like some of the commercial ones.