• Monkey Gland
    Cocktails,  Gin,  Recipes

    Monkey Gland

    The beauty in the Monkey Gland cocktail is its simplicity. A variation on the tried and trusted combo of gin and juice it is perfectly refreshing to sip when other more exotic concoctions tire the palate. Despite its almost puritanical simplicity, the Monkey Gland has a rather sordid past.

  • How to make blackberry syrup
    Home Distilling,  Recipes

    Blackberry Syrup

    The aroma of homemade blackberry syrup will fill your kitchen with the smell of ripe berried autumn when you are making it and reward you with a luscious deep jewel purple syrup at the end. The sight of blackberries bobbing about in a pan of gently simmering water lifts my heart and my senses and for me, is the epitome of autumn.