St Patrick’s Day is a day that’s steeped in history and is widely celebrated not only in Ireland but around the world. The iconic green colour takes over bars, signs, people’s clothing and drinks! That’s why we’ve collected the very best green gin cocktails for you to make at home and celebrate this festivity.
After all it’s always nice to have an excuse to drink some gin isn’t it!
When the last drop has come out of your favourite gin bottle it can be a sad time and a hard one when the last thing you want to do is throw them away. We’ve gathered the best ways to reuse and upcycle those old gin bottles (and any other glass bottle) so you don’t have to ever throw them away again.
So gather all of your empty gin bottles, ask friends for some if you haven’t got any and check out these 13 ingenious and creative ways to put the life back into them.
As if we needed another excuse to pour ourselves a gin & tonic… Yet, we have found one! A study carried out by the Asthma UK charity has found that drinking clearer spirits such as vodka and especially gin are “better options” for those suffering from allergies and hay fever. Read on to find out why!
The tonic waters featured in this months ILoveGin box are from the wonderful Peter Spanton company who produce an array of tonics of which we like to bet that there’s at least one you’ve not tried yet! Whether you use the tonic in your ILoveGin box or simply buy some more to use with these recipes you’ll be sure to love the cocktails that they make.
We’re used to seeing new gins come around, from gins such as seaweed gin from Ma Dhile Gin (available here) all the way to Lobster infused gin which we wrote about last year, we do still get excited about new ones that peak our interest (and taste buds!) and when we heard about a ‘Spit-Roasted Pineapple Gin’ it certainly did make us wonder what it would taste like.
Just when you thought you’d heard it all, along comes another gin infused with something quirky, this time it’s the guys over at the Naked Marshmallow Co who have decided to combine their love of marshmallows with gin to great a sweet treat which is the marshmallow-infused gin.
It’s the tennis season and with the finals of Wimbledon this weekend there’s never been a better time to mix gin and tennis! Forget the Pimms, forget the Strawberries & Cream (well in the traditional sense at least) and have a look at these wonderful gin based drinks perfect for drinking and watching with!
Every now and again we came across something we wished we had thought of before, well the G&T T-bags that we came across last week and certainly one of them! These little bags are perfect for mixing up your favourite G&Ts as well as a way to start enjoying that bottle of gin that you might not be the biggest fan of!