• Orkney Distilling's Beyla

    Orkney Distilling Launches Orkney Honey and Raspberry Pink Gin

    Orkney Distilling is set to launch a new Old Tom style pink gin that combines rare Orcadian honey with fresh Scottish raspberries, marking the fifth offering from the award-winning Kirkwall based company. Beyla – named after the Norse goddess of bees – continues Orkney Distilling’s distinctive brand themes, which draw inspiration from the Viking and seafaring heritage of the islands.

  • Hendricks Midsummer Solstice Gin
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    Hendrick’s Midsummer Solstice Gin

    Summer is here! Well, in a gin bottle, at least. Inspired by the blooms of midsummer Hendrick's Midsummer Solstice Gin, a limited release, was recently launched (in March in the UK and May in the US) with much marketing fanfare. As a confirmed Hendrick’s fan, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a bottle.

  • Verdant Dry Gin
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    Verdant Dry Gin

    You might be forgiven for thinking that Verdant Dry Gin is named after a gin distiller’s homage to the emergent greenery heralding spring. And in one sense it is. Andrew Mackenzie, the founder of Verdant Spirits is an emergent talent in the world of gin distilling, while at the same time naming his firstborn as a nod to Dundee’s textile heritage.